Events Ideas in Chicago
Windy City compie 175 anni e festeggia con una serie di eventi che durano fino ad agosto. Chicago Windy City turns 175 years and is celebrating with a series of events that will last until August. Among a ride along the Loop and a walk along the Magnificent Mile, all ideas for making the most of the occasion
The city of Chicago turns 175 years and celebrates in style. With events, parties, festivals and events that will go forward just 175 days until the end of August ( the program here ). In a continuous open museums, dinner cruise, public concerts and musicals. Do not forget the most important dance festival outside of the United States, the Chicago Summerdance, who will turn 16 years old, between lessons introduction to tango, live music, folkloric dances: appointment from July 19 to September 16 at the city park Grant.
To visit the city follow the Chicago Loop, the area circumscribed by the old elevated subway that takes a circular route around the city center. This part of the Windy City gathers around him historical buildings such as the Manhattan skyscraper Building or the First National Bank Building, the largest bank in the world. The area also worth a visit Daley Plaza primarily known because it houses a unique work of Pablo Picasso and the Sears Tower, now Willis Tower (233 South Wacker Drive). With its 442 meters is the tallest building in the world until 1998. Centrally located, just five minutes away is the Hotel Burnham . The elegant rooms are furnished with dark wood furniture with chaise longue, dark blue curtains and decorations and large windows that provide a spectacular view.
Continuing along the Michingan Avenue to the south side you enter in Grant Park, the park that is located right on Lake Michingan. Then on to the 'Art Institute of Chicago (111 South Michigan Avenue, tel. 001.312.4433600), with its extensive collection covering around 5000 years: sculpture, textile art, photographs and artifacts from around the world decorated. Impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces by Monet to Cézanne. In the face meets the Santa Fe Center (224 South Michigan Avenue), an example of the construction of the Chicago School el 'Auditorium Building, skyscraper multi-purpose, on the seventh floor, preserves the theater hall in birch considered milestone of modern architecture. A short distance away, always in a southerly direction, the Museum of Natural History. You want to stay on this side of the city chooses the famous W Chicago City Center . The lobby welcomes guests with vaulted arches and elements in mahogany and marble in the rooms but the word is black & white: blacks floors, snow-white walls and furniture with red cushions to break up the bright white.
The north side of the city reserve not less surprises. Especially for those who love shopping, you will find their destination at the Magnificent Mile, the most fashionable street in the city. Among the art galleries and shops glittering stands the Westin Chicago River North , with its elegant interiors and design. The rooms are spacious and bright, with a spettaclare views of the city, while inside the cream-colored walls accompanied with dark brown furniture. As you come out on the glamorous Via overlook the Tribune Tower, Water Tower ol 'Hancock Center, shopping centers and among the most exclusive in the country.
We must not lose the old side of the city, led especially during the evening: the Old Town. The summer then it is time to trips to Licoln Park, the green lung of the city. What with the summer season is the most loved (and exploited) than ever before.