Located on historic Navy Pier, the Maze is a self paced, sensory experience where you will navigate your way through 4000 square feet of tunnels, mazes and fun.
We also feature Time Freak (a fast-paced competitive game) and Atomic Rush (where you must test your reflexes)!
Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze has entertained over 2 million guests from around the world!
Two awesome days of non-stop fun where you can preview, play and purchase new and classic toys & games, and meet their inventors!
November 19-20th, 2016 at Chicago's famous Navy Pier. Click *** www.chitag.com *** for more details.
PLUS, Star Wars Breakfast, stage events, life-sized toys & games, contests galore, Young Inventor Challenge, costumed characters, mind-bending tournaments and much more.
Same weekend as Magnificent Mile Festival of Lights Parade. Enjoy a spectacular weekend adventure!
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The Voice of Chicago is back on The Voice of Chicago! Rick Kogan starts off your week with discussion, commentary and interviews with the people - writers, musicians, artists, characters, newsmakers - who make Chicago tick. 9-11 p.m., Sundays, WGN Radio 720 AM.
Landmark and Historical Place Near Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze
Tall Ship Adventures of Chicago Inc. Distance: 0.0 miCompetitive Analysis (Mail Only) 505 N Lakeshore Dr #3004 Chicago, IL 60611
The Best in Boating, RVing & Sailing—All Under One Roof!
The Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show and Strictly Sail Chicago shows have joined forces to create the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine & outdoors sales event.
NEW LOCATION. We’re moving into the South Hall of McCormick Place to bring you MORE…
MORE TO SEE. 25% more exhibit space and more room for the bigger sailboats that Navy Pier could not accommodate
MORE TO DO. An incredible line-up of boating, and RVing education, family-friendly attractions and hands-on activities—PLUS the same comprehensive schedule of sailing seminars you’ve come to expect from Strictly Sail, including half- and full-day paid presentations and free hourly seminars
MORE TO LOVE. With powerboats, sailboats and RVs—and all the gear to go with them all together—it’s never been so easy to explore new ways to enjoy the great outdoors.
The Aon Center is a modern supertall skyscraper in the Chicago Loop, Chicago, Illinois, United States, designed by architect firms Edward Durell Stone and The Perkins and Will partnership, and completed in 1974 as the Standard Oil Building. With 83 floors and a height of 1,136 feet, it is the third tallest building in Chicago, surpassed in height by the Willis Tower and the Trump International Hotel and Tower. The building is managed by Jones Lang LaSalle, which is also headquartered in the building. Aon Center formerly had the headquarters of Aon and Amoco; Aon's US operations are still headquartered here.HistoryConstructionThe Standard Oil Building was constructed as the new headquarters of the Standard Oil Company of Indiana, which had previously been housed at South Michigan Avenue and East 9th Street. When it was completed in 1974 it was the tallest building in Chicago and the fourth-tallest in the world, earning it the nickname "Big Stan". (A year later, the Sears Tower took the title as Chicago's and world's tallest.) The building employs a tubular steel-framed structural system with V-shaped perimeter columns to resist earthquakes, reduce sway, minimize column bending, and maximize column-free space. This construction method was also used for the former World Trade Center towers in New York City.
Welcome to Chicago Forever Marilyn Distance: 1.0 miCompetitive Analysis 435 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60611
Located on the 94th floor of the historic John Hancock Center in the heart of downtown Chicago, 360 CHICAGO offers breathtaking views of the city and Lake Michigan from over 1,000 feet above the Magnificent Mile.
Brush up on Chicago's fascinating history and learn more about the city's wonderfully diverse neighborhoods in our newly renovated entry area before taking a speedy trip to the observation deck on North America's fastest elevators.
Once upstairs, enjoy a cocktail or coffee at our brand new bar while watching the sunset, explore interactive panoramic touchscreens in seven languages, and don't forget to try TILT – an exhilarating one-of-a-kind attraction that literally TILT's visitors to a 30° angle over Michigan Avenue.
With beautiful 360° views spanning four states, 360 CHICAGO is a photographer's dream and the ultimate way to capture the best of Chicago from above.
We are conveniently located on Michigan Avenue near the city's best hotels and shopping. Make us your first stop!
Le Crain Communications Building est un gratte-ciel situé au 150 North Michigan Avenue dans le secteur communautaire du Loop à Chicago aux États-Unis.Ce building est haut de 177 mètres et compte 41 étages d'espaces locatifs. Le bâtiment était autrefois appelé l'"Associates Center". Il est populairement dénommé le bâtiment Diamant . La construction a débuté en 1983 et s'est achevée en 1984. Le bâtiment, connu pour son toit inhabituellement incliné, a été conçu par Sheldon Schlegman.Il apparaît à de multiples reprises dans le film Nuit de folie, servant même de cadre au climax du film.En mars 2012, le gratte-ciel change de nom pour Crain Communications Building, car l'entreprise Crain Communications installe son siège social dans l'édifice.Voir aussiArticles connexes Liste des plus hautes constructions de Chicago
Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Every summer since 1980, Chicago's beautiful Grant Park on the city's magnificent lakefront has been home to the world's largest food festival..
Admission to Taste of Chicago is FREE.
I am owned and operated by the Chicago Park District. I am one of the largest in the world and am located at Columbus Drive (301 East) and Congress Parkway (500 South) in Grant Park. I'm up and running from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily, typically from April to mid-October, depending on weather. Times are subject to change when large events take place in or around Grant Park.
While in operation, every hour on the hour for 20 minutes I produce a fabulous water display and the center jet shoots 150 feet into the air! Beginning at dusk, every hour on the hour for 20 minutes my major water display is accompanied by a major light and music display. The final display of the evening begins at 10:00 p.m.
One of Chicago's most popular attractions, I opened on May 26, 1927. and was dedicated on August 26, 1927. Edward H. Bennett designed me to represent Lake Michigan with four sea horses, built by Marcel Loyau, to symbolize the four states that touch the lake: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. Bennett attributed the design specifically to the influence of the Latona Basin in Louis XIV's gardens at Versailles.
Kate Buckingham dedicated the structure to the people of Chicago in 1927 in memory of her late brother, Clarence. At the time, she also established a $300,000 trust fund to ensure that the taxpayers would never have to cover all of the repair and upkeep costs associated with me. The funds for the $2.8 million restoration that was done in 1994 came from the Buckingham Fountain Endowment Fund, which the Art Institute of Chicago has administered. Funds from the Buckingham Fountain Endowment Fund also helped fund a portion of the 2008-2009 project.
I am constructed of Georgia pink marble and has remained intact (except for a brief theft of two carved fish heads from me), weighing several pounds each. The fish heads were recovered when a salvage place was offered the pieces and the buyer thought they looked very familiar and reported them.
STRUCTURE & WATER
The water displays are powered by three pumps:
- Pump 3: 75 horsepower for 1,600 gallons of water a minute.
- Pump 2: 190 horsepower for 5,500 gallons of water a minute.
- Pump 1: 250 horsepower for 7,000 gallons of water a minute.
I have 134 jets in the following configurations:
- 36 jets point upwards from the top basin, including a central jet to produce a 150-foot geyser.
- 34 jets at the consoles.
- 12 jets in the upper trough that arc into the top bowl.
- 12 jets in the inner trough that arc into the upper trough.
- 12 jets in the lower trough that arc into the inner trough.
- 8 jets spout from the sea horses' mouths.
- 20 isolated jets.
My water capacity is 1.5 million gallons. Depending on wind conditions, major displays use approximately 14,100 gallons of water per minute conveyed through 134 jets! Water is re-circulated from the base pool after the basins are filled and not drawn from the outside except to replace losses from wind and evaporation. My bottom pool is 280 feet in diameter, the lower basin is 103 feet, the middle basin is 60 feet and the upper basin is 24 feet. The lip of the upper basin is 25 feet above the water in the lower basin. The underground pump room is 35 feet long, 25 feet wide and 25 feet high.
Kate Buckingham envisioned a fountain whose effect was that of "soft moonlight." She worked many nights with technicians, testing the various colors of the glass filters and currents to produce an ethereal, mystical aura.
I contain 820 lights in the following configurations:
- 16 in top bowl.
- 72 in upper trough.
- 204 in inner trough.
- 432 in lower trough.
- 24 in the isolated jets.
- 60 in the sea horses.
- 12 in the bulrushes.
The computer known as the Honeywell Excel-Plus is located in my pump house. The computer was moved here from Atlanta, Georgia, during the 1994 renovation. My alarm, a system similar to a store alarm, is monitored and dispatched through Honeywell Central Station in Arlington Heights.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography was founded in 1984 by Columbia College Chicago. It is well known for an active program and curating which discovers many emerging and mid-career artists. The museum houses a permanent collection as well as the Midwest Photographers Project, which contains portfolios of photographers and artists' work who reside in the midwestern United States.Permanent collectionThe MoCP’s permanent collection focuses on American and International photography of the 20th century and today. The collection features work by Ansel Adams, Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Julia Margaret Cameron, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Irving Penn, Aaron Siskind, and Victor Skrebneski among the 10,000-plus photographs and photographically related objects, including gelatin-silver prints, color work, digital pieces, photograms, and various alternative processes.Selected exhibitionsOf the Museum's exhibitions since 2001, notable ones have included:Paul Shambroom: Evidence of Democracy, October 3 - December 5, 2003Michael Wolf: The Transparent City and Work/Place, November 14, 2008 - January 31, 2009Guy Tillim: Avenue Patrice Lumumba, January 10 - March 6, 2011