Chicago - Gold Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the Gold Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Chicago guidebook.
- get high by soaring up in the 20mph elevator to the 96th-floor Signature Lounge for tall drinks and sparkling views
- peruse the Museum of Contemporary Art’s avant-garde paintings, sculptures and videos by day, then stick around for an experimental performance in the theater at night
- ogle Astor Street, the genteel mansions where Chicago’s rich and powerful have lived since the 1880s
- restaurants & accommodation
The Gold Coast has been home to the wealthiest Chicagoans for over a century. Sights-wise, the 360° Chicago observatory and Museum of Contemporary Art are the top atten-tion-grabbers.
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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