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Read more of the article: "10 Dazzling Photos on The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago"

10 Dazzling Photos on The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago

Posted 16 months ago in Landmarks

Imagine looking down on Chicago’s soaring skyscrapers and iconic attractions, while standing on The Ledge, a glass balcony 1,353 feet in the air, extending 4.3 feet outside the 103rd level...

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Read more of the article: "The Warmth of Christkindlmarket Chicago 2018"

The Warmth of Christkindlmarket Chicago 2018

Posted 16 months ago in Loop List

As the temperature drops and Christmas approaches, Chicagoans typically itch for a fix of holiday cheer. For the 23rd year, Christkindlmarket Chicago has transformed Daley Plaza into a winter wonderland,...

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Read more of the article: "Best Business Dining Restaurants in the Chicago Loop"

Best Business Dining Restaurants in the Chicago Loop

Posted 16 months ago in Loop List

The reputation of these restaurants in the Chicago Loop greases the wheels of business deals in a first-class atmosphere.

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Read more of the article: "Start a New Holiday Tradition at the Chicago Architecture Center"

Start a New Holiday Tradition at the Chicago Architecture Center

Posted 16 months ago in Guest Blog

Twinkling holiday finery, a bright Christmas tree in Pioneer Court, red and green lights adorning the Wrigley Building — the holiday sights are endless through the 40-foot-tall windows of the...

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Read more of the article: "History of State Street: How It Remained a Great Street"

History of State Street: How It Remained a Great Street

Posted 16 months ago in Landmarks, Then and Now

5 MIN READ - State Street is Chicago’s iconic retail corridor, with such anchors as Macy’s (formerly Marshall Fields), Block 37, the Sullivan Center Target, and more. The Red Line...

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Read more of the article: "Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway"

Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway

Posted 17 months ago in Fun for Free, Arts and Culture, Trending

Chicago Loop Alliance will introduce Short-Cuts as its new placemaking initiative this season.

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Read more of the article: "BrightView Finds, Transports, and Installs Chicago Christmas Tree"

BrightView Finds, Transports, and Installs Chicago Christmas Tree

Posted 17 months ago in Fun for Free

It just wouldn’t be the winter holidays in Chicago without the city’s iconic Christmas Tree.

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Read more of the article: "History of Chicago Loop’s Christkindlmarket"

History of Chicago Loop’s Christkindlmarket

Posted 17 months ago in Family Friendly, Then and Now

Christkindlmarket brings a century-old tradition to Chicago’s holiday spirit.

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference"

Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference

Posted 17 months ago in Fun for Free, Arts and Culture, Trending

Chicago Loop Alliance’s placemaking efforts recognized as an “immersive urban experience and a best practice of how to create mini destinations.”

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Read more of the article: "Embarc Brings Experiential Learning to the Chicago Loop"

Embarc Brings Experiential Learning to the Chicago Loop

Posted 17 months ago in Arts and Culture

Embarc challenges students to exercise "collaboration, trust and persistence."

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