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Clásicos de Arquitectura: Chicago Federal Center / Mies van der Rohe. El Centro Federal de Chicago, diseñado por Ludwig Mies van der Rohe y finalizado en 1974, en realidad se compone de tres edificios dispuestos alrededor de la Plaza Federal de Chicago. En el lado este de la calle South Dearborn Street se encuentra el palacio de justicia de EE.UU. 30-Everett M. Dirksen., en el lado occidental, el edificio de 42 pisos John C. Kluczynski y la Oficina de Correos de una sola planta, defiendo así la plaza.

El complejo en su conjunto se completó en 1974, cinco años después de la muerte de Mies. Unifica dos temas que se repiten a lo largo de su carrera: los dos bloques de gran altura, que profundizan en las ideas sugeridas en el edificio Seagram en Nueva York, y el gran espacio abierto del edificio de Correos, que es similar a otros proyectos de baja altura como el cercano SR Crown Hall. El proyecto tiene su origen en un plan de 1950 por el Gobierno de los EE.UU. para actualizar los servicios federales de todo el país. Mies recibió la propia comisión en 1959. Best Brunch In Chicago - Hyde Park Lakeview Lincoln Square And More.

The Everygirl's Weekend City Guide to Chicago, IL. It is with enormous excitement that we finally present to you our weekend city guide to Chicago! What can we say about this glorious city? Not enough! Home to The Everygirl headquarters, one of the best food and cultural destinations in the U.S., and a place that has something for everyone, this city has truly captured our hearts. If you’re lucky enough to be traveling here this summer (because let's face it, that is truly when this city shines), we hope our tips will help you have the best girls' weekend possible! Here's how we've broken it down for you... WHERE TO STAY: Budget Hotels (less than $150/night) Mid-range Hotels ($150-300 night) Treat Yo'self Hotels ($300-500 night) WHAT TO DO: Entertainment Culture Relax and Indulge Shop Outdoor Fun WHERE TO EAT: Best Eats Under $10 Best Dinner and Brunch Spots Drinks with the Girls Budget Hotels (under $150/night) Hotel Allegro photo via Inn of Chicago - Magnificent Mile If you’re lucky enough to spend the weekend (or longer!)

The Freehand Aloft. Timeout. From the booze to the blues, city life in Chicago has its perks, but to live here like a boss, it helps to know some shortcuts and tricks. After moving to Chicago, your first year is full of learning and experiencing. You know: sitting in mysteriously wet CTA seats, arguing about ketchup, watching umbrellas crumple in the wind. After a few more years, you're able to tick off most Chicago rites of passage. Then it's time to get 50 Shades of Grey on this town. Getting around 1) Want to get north-south quickly, or vice versa? 2) Take the Water Taxi to Chinatown.Riding a boat up to Ping Tom Park is a quick and lovely way to Chinatown, especially if you're coming in to the city via Metra. 3) Use the Pedway system.When slush blankets the sidewalks, temperatures begin to drop or rain starts to fall, the Pedway is the route of choice for savvy downtown pedestrians. 4) Avoid crowds at the next El stop. 6) Share a Ventra card. 8) Need parking for the Mag Mile or MCA?

Eating and drinking City living. Top 25 FREE Things to do in Chicago. Dubbed the “Windy City” Chicago is full of adventure. If you are headed there soon it doesn’t have to break the bank. Check out my list of the top 25 free things to do in Chicago so you and your family can get the most value out of your trip! Hopefully with this list you can travel and not have money hold you back from having fun. Comment below with your own ideas! 1. Skoki Northside Sculpture ParkOur first stop on the list is an adventure into a park filled with interesting sculptures, over 60 in all! 2. 3.Weird FridaysWe are back in the Cultural Center for this fun, free time. 4. 5.Sharing Color Art ExhibitFrom May 20th to June 25th come to Alyce Van Acker’s Sharing Color – 40 years of painting free art exhibit at Fine Lines Creative Art Center. 6.Second City Comedy TroupeLooking for a great laugh?

7.Chicago GreeterChicago Greeter pairs you with people who love Chicago and are willing to give you FREE tours. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 14.Clarence F. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Cntraveler. If You Only Have a Weekend in Chicago, Do This, Eat Here and Don't Go to Bed Early | Erin Ruberry. When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged. So when you have just 48 hours in Chicago, let this be your guide to a fun-filled (and delicious!) Weekend. Friday: Assuming you arrive in Chicago after work on a Friday, fuel for a jam-packed weekend with the city's most iconic food: deep-dish pizza. Chicagoans will never stop debating which eatery has the best deep dish but two solid contenders are Lou Malnati's, which bills itself as "the oldest family name in Chicago pizza," and Giordano's, which says its stuffed pizza recipe has evolved over 200 years.

Which is the best? After dinner, head over to The Second City for a show. Saturday: Start the day with a cup of strong Intelligentsia Coffee; the Chicago-based company has seven locations in the city. From the park, walk over to The Art Institute of Chicago. You'll be hungry for dinner at this point. Best Bars in River North - 11 Essential Places to Drink. Chicago - Best Restaurants, Bars and Things to Do.

Facility Guide. What you need to know. People coming to Soldier Field must abide by Chicago Park District Rules and Regulations. Visit for more information. For those coming to Chicago Bears Football Games, please visit for Team-specific game day information and prohibited items. ADA Drop-Off Areas Disabled patrons may be dropped off on the circle drive (east side of the stadium) on Museum Campus Drive outside Gate 14. An ADA placard or license plate must be visible to the police and parking attendants, and the person to whom the placard or license plate is registered must be an occupant of the vehicle in order to access the Gate 14 drop-off.

ADA Seating The stadium offers wheelchair-accessible and companion seating on an individual game basis. Advertising and Promotions The Soldier Field Marketing team provides a wide variety of advertising and promotional services for all events booked at the stadium and surrounding parkland. Chicago CityPASS® oficial | Visita 5 atracciones de Chicago por 96 $ Elige el modo de entrega al confirmar: Pide el envío del cupón por correo electrónico o pide que te mandemos los cuadernillos de entradas. ? ¿Por qué elegir CityPASS? Disfruta de lo mejor y AHORRA Chicago CityPASS es un cuadernillo que incluye entradas para 5 atracciones turísticas imprescindibles de Chicago.

Ahorrarás un 52% con respecto a los precios normales combinados en taquilla. Sáltate las colas de entrada. Ahorra tiempo gracias a un acceso sencillo en la mayoría de las atracciones. Tómate tu tiempo. Los cuadernillos CityPASS son válidos durante nueve días consecutivos desde el primer día de uso. Compra sencilla Compra ahora y elige tu opción de entrega en el paso de confirmación: Pide el envío del cupón por correo electrónico o pide que te mandemos los cuadernillos de entradas. CityPASS te permite ahorrar un 52 % en los precios combinados de las atracciones Ahorra un 52% con respecto a los precios combinados de las entradas a las atracciones.

Ver precios normales de atracción Qué es. A $100 Weekend in Chicago. Photo Even the best-funded traveler can’t conquer Chicago in a weekend, or, for that matter, cover the basics: deep-dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dogs, skyline views, troves of historic architecture, Millennium Park, Wrigley Field (the second most charming baseball stadium in the country, at least to this Red Sox fan), a fine arts scene, famed Chicago blues and much more. With only $100 in your pocket — make it $75 after spending $25 on a Ventra transit card loaded with a three-day pass — things are even trickier. But that’s the whole idea of a $100 weekend — to show that any great city can entertain even the stingiest traveler for 48 hours. I started out by making some sacrifices. I read through theater listings, but nothing under $25 appealed. Yet, even with a few such compromises, I managed to do just about everything else I wanted to do. Friday Leaving O’Hare around 1:30 p.m.

Like any good New Yorker, I come preloaded with a built in bias against Chicago deep dish. Saturday Sunday. 19 Ways To Survive In Chicago On A Budget. 1. Spend-Smart Chicagoans Know Their Neighborhoods Source: Wikipedia You don’t have to be far out from the hustle of the affluent parts of downtown Chicago to enjoy it. Look at neighborhoods like Logan Square. With an average of $1,225 a month for a 1 bedroom, you can still enjoy a vibrant neighborhood at nearly half the cost of Near North Side. 2. They Enjoy The Urban Beauty Of The City For Free Source: Millennium Park Facebook Millennium Park isn’t just for tourists. There are always events going on through the warmer months and ice skating in the winter which is free if you own your own skates, $10 if you need rentals. 3.

Source: Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays May through October brings weekly outdoor concerts and music festivals to the city that cover every genre from jazz to to Celtic. You can also spend your evening with listening to some great local acts at many of the bars and nightclubs like The Green Mill that will cost you nothing but a few drinks. 4. 5. Source: Yelp 6. 7. 8. 9. Chicago Itinerary - The Best of Chicago in 3 Days. Chicago is a city that tourists simply can't get enough of. But that comes as no surprise because Chi-town offers diverse cultural experiences, world-class museums, traditional food, renowned architecture, and some of the nation's favorite attractions. Most Chicago visitors don't have enough time to do everything in one trip, and it can be difficult to decide what to do and when to do it.

However, that just got a whole lot easier with our Best of Chicago 3-Day Itinerary. From arts and culture to science and entertainment, you’ll find a little bit of everything on this Chicago itinerary. You can save 54% with a 3 Day Go Chicago Card. This itinerary includes: Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Shedd Aquarium The Field Museum Adler Planetarium Architecture River Cruise 360 CHICAGO Bike Rental Navy Pier Ferris Wheel SkyDeck Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Architecture Foundation Gate price if purchased separately: $324.96 You pay: $149.00 Savings: $175.96 Only have a few days in Chicago?

The Best 'Cheap Eats' In Chicago. Ed Fisher aka gleam/flickr Eating in big cities is hardly ever inexpensive. A good meal at a top-rated restaurant is a quick way to empty your wallet. But every city has its own quiet, inexpensive gems that produce great food at cheap prices. The food experts at restaurant review site The Infatuation put together a list of the best "cheap eats" in Chicago. A unique blend of barbeque, continental, Asian cuisine, and more will leave you drooling. Cemitas Pueblas has two locations that serve authentic Mexican dishes.

Triphena Wong/flickr The cemita atomica 817 West Fulton Market/ 3619 West North Avenue With one location in the West Loop and one in Humboldt Park, Cemitas Pueblas specializes in cemitas, Mexican sandwiches with egg bread and sesame seeds containing varieties of meat, cheese, and vegetables. Their famous Cemita Atomica has marinated pork, ham, and milanesa with avocado, chipotle sauce, and an abundance of Oaxacan cheese and costs $11.

The gastrognome/flickr Cafecito's Cubano 26 E. Untitled. We would argue that Chicago has the best collection of music venues in the country. From the divey-ist dives to the classiest halls we've got rooms for every variety of music and most of them are hopping seven days a week. Most towns would be happy to have one or two excellent clubs, so we're pretty spoiled rotten when it comes to our choices in where to see bands play in town. Here are some personal favorites from our staff, but there's obviously no way we could include every single one so please do weigh in with your own choices! — Tankboy The Wrens are obviously super stoked to be playing Schubas. Schubas Tavern Intimate room? Schubas is located at 3159 N.

Township Longtime promoter MpShows has bounced around many a venue in Chicago and have built their reputation as one of the longest lasting true independent promoters in Chicago; these are the people who got their start booking punk rock bills at Fireside Bowl back when the place was literally falling apart around you. City Winery. 10 Offbeat Things To Do In Chicago - Gadling.

If you’ve never been to Chicago, or you’ve only visited during the winter, which tends to last roughly from early fall through late spring, you have to see the place in the summer. As soon as the weather gets warm, the city’s residents flock to the lakefront and the place buzzes with live music, street festivals and places to dine al fresco.

The typical tourist itinerary includes stops at the Art Institute, Navy Pier, a boat ride on the lake or the river, Wrigley Field, the Magnificent Mile, and the Willis (Sears) Tower, among other places. If you’ve already been to these places, or you’d rather dig deeper and go further off the beaten track, here are ten more under the radar things to do in America’s Second City. 10. Jam Sessions at the Old Town School of Folk Music Chicago is loaded with great places to hear live music but I have a soft spot for the city’s free jam sessions and this place is one of my favorites. 9. St. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Most visitors come here to eat. 12 Neighborhoods That Will Instantly Make You Love Chicago.

Chicago Transit Authority - CTA Buses & Train Service - 1-888-YOUR-CTA. The 8 Best Jazz Clubs In Chicago: Chicagoist. Chicago and jazz, like chocolate and peanut butter, are two great tastes that go great together. The Windy City was one of the early incubators of America's first great musical style with Louis Armstrong making his early reputation here. The list of popular jazz musicians who called Chicago home rivals New York and today's local jazz scene is a healthy mix of traditional and forward-thinking styles. We've put together a list of eight venues to find great jazz any day of the week. Grab a bag of hot peanuts and visit them. Green Mill: the granddaddy of them all. (Photo credit: Viewminder) Green Mill The Mighty Blue Kings once sang "Meet me in Uptown" and the legendary cocktail lounge has been the destination for jazzbos ever since its beginnings as Pop Morse’s Roadhouse in 1907.

For the nighthawks Green Mill is the ideal bridge between keeping the party going after the 2 a.m. bars close and staying up to see the sunrise over a greasy diner breakfast. Green Mill, 4802 N. Katerina's, 1920 W. The 9 best blues music clubs in Chicago. Calendar | Green Mill. Chicago Travel Tips! Planning a trip to Chicago?? Check out these Fun Chicago Travel Tips, shared by your frugal friends on The Frugal Girls Facebook page… A special thanks to frugal friend Mary for sharing this fun Chicago photo!

Lorrie said: “I lived there for 18 months. There is a ton to do. Joy said: “We live here, and the stuff I recommend are the museums (especially the Field Museum), Shedd Aquarium and Navy Pier. Andrea said: “Make sure you hit up Shedd Aquarium on Sunday morning as soon as it opens – no one else gets there until after lunch!! Megan said: “Field Museum, Navy Pier, and don’t forget to eat the pizza! Jennifer said: “Lincoln Park Zoo and Navy Pier!” Heather said:“Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Brookfield Zoo, the Bean/Millennium Park, American Girl Place, and Mag Mile.” September said: “Museum of Science and Industry!

Amanda said: “Live here! Rachel said: “Legoland!” Shelly said: “My daughters went to college in Chicago and live there still. Sally said: “My hometown, been gone 17 years. 23 Delicious Chicago Eats That Are Worth Every Penny. Chicago Date Ideas: 35 Actually Great Dates. Greeter Visits | Chicago Greeter. 10 Free Things to Do in Chicago. The 36 Best Things to Eat in Chicago (and Where to Eat Them) - Flavorverse. 23 Hidden Gems You Must Visit In Chicago.