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Chicago, Illinois Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60605
The Adler opened in 1930 and was the first planetarium in the Western Hemisphere. Donated to the city of Chicago by Max Adler, the planetarium was an attraction at the great Chicago exposition of 1933-34.

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60638
Also known simply as Midway Airport, the airport is located on the city's southwest side, eight miles from Chicago's Loop.

Chicago Water Tower

Chicago Water Tower

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60611
The Water Tower was built in 1869 by architect William W. Boyington from yellowing Joliet limestone. It is 154 feet (47 m) tall. Today, it serves as the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau Visitor's Welcome Center.

Cloud Gate

Cloud Gate

Chicago, Illinois 60601
Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor, that is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois.

Columbus Park

Columbus Park

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60644
The 135-acre Columbus Park is considered the masterpiece of nationally renowned landscape architect, Jens Jensen, who is recognized as creator of Prairie style landscape design.

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60666
Chicago O'Hare International Airport provides 186 aircraft gates throughout four Terminals and nine concourses. It is the largest hub of United Airlines and the second-largest hub of American Airlines.

Robert S. Abbott House

Robert S. Abbott House

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
From 1926 until his death in 1940, Robert S. Abbott, the most successful Black publisher of his era and founder of the Chicago Defender newspaper, lived in part of this large Queen Anne brick duplex.

Willis Tower (Sears Tower)

Willis Tower (Sears Tower)

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60606
The Willis Tower, built as and still commonly referred to as Sears Tower, is a 108-story, 1,451-foot (442 m) skyscraper. At completion in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world, a title it held for nearly 25 years. from 1973 to 1998.

Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60613
Wrigley Field is a baseball park located on the North Side of Chicago. It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city's two Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises. The Cubs played their first game at the park on April 20, 1916.

Top 9 Most Popular Chicago Landmarks

  1. Willis Tower (Sears Tower)
  2. Chicago Water Tower
  3. Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
  4. O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  5. Wrigley Field
  6. Columbus Park
  7. Robert S. Abbott House
  8. Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
  9. Cloud Gate

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