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Chicago - The Great American City

 'God Bless America' - Sculpture by Seward Johnson on Chicago's Michigan Avenue
'God Bless America' - Sculpture by Seward Johnson on Chicago's Michigan Avenue


Chicago is a city of world-class status and unsurpassed beauty, drawing visitors from around the nation and the world. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago, with a population of more than 2.7 million people, is home to world-championship sports teams, an internationally acclaimed symphony orchestra, renowned architecture, award-winning theater, and much more.

Visitors to Chicago experience a virtual explosion of cultural activity, civic pride and multicultural expression. From stunning architecture and world-famous museums to lakefront parks and vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, Chicago offers a range of attractions, which keep visitors coming back again and again.

The Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph Street, an architectural showplace for the lively and visual arts, is a great place to begin a visit to Chicago.
In addition to housing one of the city's official Visitor Information Centers, the Chicago Cultural Center offers more than 600 free art programs annually. It serves as a cultural crossroads where visitors can meet and learn about Chicago and its residents.

More visitor information

Chicago Visitor Info & Getting Around


GPS Coordinates

1 -- Water Tower Place / Hancock Tower
Decimal Lat: 41.8983954 / Lon: -87.6238529

2 -- Visitor Center: Chicago Cultural Center
Decimal Lat: 41.8838677 / Lon: -87.6248951

3 -- Visitor Center, Chicago Water Works
Decimal Lat: 41.897542 / Lon: -87.623206



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