Explore Historic Places In Chicago

Explore Historic Places In Chicago

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Explore the beauty and intrigue of historic Chicago on your own time with our curated guide to the best famous sights and landmarks.

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    During the cold winter in Chicago is the beat place to spend some hours enjoying sales in good shops and great taste and fresh meal in a large list of restaurants -- Francesco Peciarolo via Foursquare
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    Artifacts from Asia and the Middle East. There are lectures, audio tours, and a huge statue of King Tut. Free admission. -- Cheapism via Foursquare
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    The building now houses the Blues Heaven Foundation, begun by blues legend Willie Dixon to promote blues history and support working musicians. Stop in for a tour to experience the history yourself. -- Explore Chicago via Foursquare
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    In the "Blues Brothers" (1980) Jake and Elwood Blues grew up in an orphanage, which owes $5000 in property taxes, setting the brothers off on their quest to raise the money through honest means. -- Explore Chicago via Foursquare
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    Vee-Jay distributed early Beatles material ("Please Please Me" "From Me to You" "Do You Want to Know a Secret?""Thank You Girl" "Love Me Do" "P.S. I Love You" "Twist and Shout" "There's A Place" ) -- Terry Crain via Foursquare
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    Street parking available. During the day, parking is usually available on Greenview Ave. In the evening, parking is usually available on Devon Ave. either east or west of Greenview Ave. -- Leather Archives & Museum via Foursquare
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    2 granite blocks mark the former spot of the Illinois Central Depot, or the Black Ellis Island, where thousands of southern African Americans arrived to start new lives in Chicago - the Promised Land. -- Explore Chicago via Foursquare
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    The museum was incorporated in 1893 as the Columbian Museum of Chicago, but the name was changed in 1905 to Field Museum of Natural History to better reflect its focus on the natural sciences. -- HISTORY via Foursquare
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    This place best enjoyed with friends....memorable moments will happen here stellar performances and aww striking events..enjoy and may the force be with you... -- Marcos F via Foursquare
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    [Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, 1929] This building features Art Deco and Art Nouveau styling, musical motifs and designs by Jules Guerin - famous for his watercolors of the 1909 Plan of Chicago. -- Eliane vdB via Foursquare
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    Conoce a la amigable Sue! Es buena onda! Tomate una foto con ella y dile a tus amigos que es el fósil de T Rex mas completo del mundo!! -- Jorge Guerrero via Foursquare
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    Blues singer & guitarist John Lee Hooker was filmed live singing "Boom, Boom" in the middle of the bustling Maxwell Street Market, outside of Nate's Deli (formerly at 807 W. Maxwell St, now closed). -- Explore Chicago via Foursquare
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