Attractions in the Loop

Attractions, sights, and museums in Chicago’s downtown Loop.

Higher Learning: Bringing a Whole New Meaning to “Chicago School”

Chicago’s architecture has influenced American architecture more than any other. Many of our most notable buildings come from influences from the “Chicago School.”

The Chicago Pedway

The Chicago Pedway

Oh, the Chicago Pedway. What a perfectly unique quirk in this city full of surprises. This underground system of tunnels connects Chicago’s Loop, a fascinating and functional city below the city.

The Harris Theater at Millennium Park

The Harris Theater at Millennium Park

Situated directly behind the Pritzker Pavilion, the Harris theater is one of the gems in the Millennium Park crown and, as of 2003, one of the great venues in Chicago for viewing dance and music events.

Gene Siskel Film Center

Gene Siskel Film Center

Gene Siskel often ended his interviews by asking his subjects, “What do you know for sure?” What I know for sure is not only that Siskel had a lasting effect on Chicago and on film but also that the center is a fitting tribute to his legacy.

Marshall Fields – A History

Before boasting the big red Macy’s star, Marshall Field’s was a Chicago shopping staple. Check out the history of this famed department store.

Minute Massage Inc.

Is stress bunching your muscles up like the plot of Lost? Minute Massage Inc. is helping to relieve the stress of the city one knotted back at a time.

The Chicago Theatre

Since the 1920s the theater has hosted great musicians, comedians, and entertainers including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Robin Williams, Prince, and many more.

Chicago Architecture River Boat Cruise

River boat tours focusing on Chicago’s unique and diverse buildings are a fun, relaxing way to learn about the city for both visitors and long-time residents.

Downtown Theater District

Chicago’s Downtown Theater District is a hub of artistic talent and the closest you can get to Broadway without setting foot on a plane.

Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain symbolizes Lake Michigan and is one of the world’s largest and most beautiful fountains.

Grant Park

Grant Park is Chicago’s 300-acre hub for indoor and outdoor entertainment and celebrations.

Millennium Park

Located in the heart of the Loop, Millennium Park offers Chicagoans and visitors a place to have fun and relax in every season.