Chicago - Gold Coast (PDF Chapter)
The Gold Coast has been the address of Chicago’s crème de la crème for more than 125 years. When you stroll through the neighborhood, especially the Astor St area, you’ll take in some of the most beautiful old mansions in Chicago.
- get high by taking the 20mph elevator to the 96th-floor Signature Lounge for a tall drink and sparkling views
- peruse the avant-garde paintings, sculptures and videos at the Museum of Contemporary Art by day, then see an experimental performance in the museum’s theater at night
- ogle the genteel mansions on Astor Street, where Chicago’s rich and powerful have lived since the 1880s
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities and Magnificent Mansions.
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