Holidays in the Loop2 MIN READ - Chicago's holiday traditions are made in the Loop. Witness the transformation of the city's official downtown into a winter wonderland.
Life-size bear sculptures to hibernate in the pedway this winter2 MIN READ - This winter, Chicago commuters who dodge the cold by walking the Pedway, a network of underground tunnels in the Chicago Loop, will notice something a little unusual: hibernating bears.
December Loop Employee of the Month: Dina Fenili Niekamp4 MIN READ - Dina Fenili Niekamp is Director of Sales and Marketing at the Kimpton Gray Hotel, but where she really shines is in philanthropy and mentorship.
Chicago-Themed Holiday Gifts5 MIN READ - This holiday season, get your loved ones a creative gift that symbolizes the city that we all love—Chicago!
Chicago Loop Alliance transforms vacant storefront windows through art2 MIN READ - This December, pedestrians on Wabash Avenue between Lake and Monroe streets will experience a big pop of primary colors...
What is the Loop?
Welcome to the Loop, Chicago’s official downtown. From shopping on State Street – “that great street” – to wandering one of the country's largest art museums, the Loop has something for everyone. Start exploring everything the Loop has to offer.Explore
Welcome to the Loop, Chicago's official downtown.
The glittering marquees of the Loop’s Theatre District invite you to experience Tony Award-winning performances, while our iconic architecture dazzles from any angle. Explore the Loop from a river cruise, double-decker bus, Segway or even 1,300 feet up in the air at Skydeck Chicago.
No visit is complete without a trip to Millennium Park, “Chicago’s front yard,” where all the city’s diverse neighborhoods gather to celebrate our musical heritage, iconic public art and famous Chicago hospitality. Steps away is the Art Institute of Chicago, where you could spend a day marveling at one of the nation’s largest art collections. Or stay outside with a visit to Maggie Daley Park, a 20-acre play sanctuary that boasts Chicago’s first and only outdoor rock climbing park.
Here you’ll experience the best of everything Chicago has to offer. Start exploring.