Chicago - The Loop (PDF Chapter)
The Loop is Chicago’s hub – its financial and historic heart – and it pulses with energy. Tumultuous tides of pinstriped businessfolk rush the sidewalks, while clattering El trains roar overhead and the area is also Chicago’s favorite playground.
- explore the arty Millennium Park, where freebies beckon all day long, from morning yoga classes to afternoon splashes in Crown Fountain and evening concerts at Frank Gehry’s swooping silver band shell
- admire color-swirled Monets, Renoirs and one very big Seurat, plus unexpected delights such as the miniature rooms and glass paperweight collection at the Art Institute of Chicago
- gape at sky-high ingenuity on the Chicago Architecture Foundation tour by boat or on foot
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities and Architecture.
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