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1. Bean, The: This has become the popular name for Millenium Park's famed stainless steel sculpture, "Cloud Gate." It was comple...
2. Chicago River: 156 miles long, it runs through the entirety of downtown Chicago with 45 bridges spanning its diameter. Every St. ...
3. Water Tower: Tall granite tower located in Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Its historical significance lies in its surviving the Gr...
4. Sears Tower: The Sears Tower is going to be renamed Willis Tower. Willis Group Holdings acquired the naming rights to the Sears ...  
5. Navy Pier: One of Chicago's most visited attractions, Navy Pier is a 3,000 foot long pier on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. ...
6. Buckingham Fountain: Famous fountain located in Grant Park, Buckingham Fountain runs from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. every day from mid-Apr...
7. Michigan Avenue Bridge: Probably one of the most popular and well recognized bridges in downtown Chicago, the Chicago bridge is a structure...  
8. Washington Squre Park: A major tourist attraction in Chicago that is located on Clark Street. It is sometimes called Bughouse Square. Th...  
9. Crown Fountain: Recent staple of the downtown Chicago landscape, its distinguishing features include the images projected from the ...  
10. Cloud Gate: Another structure in Millennium Park that looks like a lima bean. It is a big structure that reflects the skyline ...
11. Chicago Picasso: 50 foot high untitled sculpture created in 1968 by famous artist Pablo Picasso. It sits outside of the Daley Cente...
12. Wrigley Building: As the name suggests, the building was built for the Wrigley Company (you know the chewing gum people). It was buil...
13. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio: Located in the suburb of Oak Park, the home of Frank Lloyd Wright was his temporary residence and has been recently...  
14. Palmer House, The: Famous and historic hotel in downtown Chicago. In 1871 the Palmer House was built and thirteen days later it was l...  
15. Margie's Candies: Family-owned and operated since 1921, this homemade ice cream parlor is a gem of a place. They also have a limited...
 
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