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Millennium Park/Maggie Daley Park

Directly across Michigan Avenue from our office is the spectacular Millennium Park. It is a center for music, architecture, dining, and landscape design. Take a stroll around the park and explore the Crown Fountain where kids like to play in the water during summer months. Be sure to take a selfie under the Cloud Gate Sculpture (aka “The Bean”). Watch a movie, catch a concert, or do some exercise offered at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in the summer months.

Travel across the elevated walkway and head to Maggie Daley Park where there are sectioned playgrounds for kids, a rock climbing wall, bike path, and ice skating ribbon (in the winter).


Millenium Park Art Institute

Chicago’s Museums

Chicago is home to multiple museums, most of which are located in the downtown area.

Just one block south of our office is The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago is a land mark for the city on its own. Explore the eight buildings housing an array of impressionist paintings, 20th Century Old Master Drawings, Chinese jades, medieval armors and so much more. Visit their website at www.artic.edu/ to explore everything the museum has to offer.

A couple minutes’ drive from our office is Museum Campus, which consists of The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and Adler Planetarium. Unlock the secrets of natural history, explore infinity and beyond, or interact with more than 32,000 aquatic animals at these interactive museums. Visit each of their websites for more details and exhibits.
www.adlerplanetarium.org
www.fieldmuseum.org
www.sheddaquarium.org

 


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Shopping In Our Area

State Street
State Street is one of Chicago’s most visited streets and is located only two blocks west of our office. Find a variety of shops from high end fashion to convenience stores. Located at State and Washington is Chicago’s famous Macy’s store. In the winter, walk past their windows displays and then grab a bite to eat at The Walnut Room!

Jeweler’s Row District
One block north from our office is the Jewelers Row District on Wabash, spanning from Monroe to Washington. This landmark district is home to many wholesale diamond and jewelry importers. Definitely worth a look if you’re in the market for an engagement ring or other jewelry items.

Chicago’s Magnificent Mile
North of our office, a shopper’s paradise awaits along “The Magnificent Mile”. This length of Michigan Avenue is home to 460+ stores and nearly 300 restaurants. On a warm day, the walk up Michigan Avenue (from our office 1.25 miles) to this shopping district is abundant with scenes of architecture, the Chicago River, and interesting shops and boutiques.


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Quick Lunch and Coffee Shops

Many “quick bites” and coffee shops surround the immediate area of our office. Stop in any one of these locations if you’re in a hurry!

Cosi: 116 S. Michigan Avenue, Coffee, sandwiches & salads

Pret A Manger: 108 S Michigan Ave, Dr L’s Favorite: Yogurt & pre-made sandwiches and salads

Shake Shack: 12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, fast casual burgers

Starbucks: multiple locations close by

Dunkin’ Donuts: multiple locations close by

Forum 55: 55 East Monroe 312-849-9512, food court offering a variety of quick entrees

Naf Naf Grill: 28 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, counter-service Middle Eastern fare

Goddess and the Baker: Legacy Tower, S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, café offering breakfast & lunch

Poke Poke: 118 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, create your own Hawaiian poke bowls

Corner Bakery Café: 35 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603, café offering sandwiches, salads, & pasta

Panera Bread: 2 N Michigan Ave.

Freshii: 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603, health conscious salads, wraps, & burritos


Casual Lunch and Dinner

Within walking distance of our office, a variety of restaurants offer casual and delicious dining.

WildBerry -130 E. Randolph Str. “For BreakFest”

Hot Woks Cool Sushi: 30 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, located in front of our building, sushi & Thai

The Gage: 24 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, innovative American with a long beer list

Vapiano: 44 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, casual Italian eatery with a bar

Heaven on Seven: 111 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60602, Cajun style cuisine, cash only

Berghoff Cafe -17 W Adams / German Cuisine & Steins of Beer in an old world setting.

Park Grill: 11 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60602, Modern American cuisine located right in front of “The Bean”, ample outdoor seating in the summer

Pizano’s Pizza and Pasta: 61 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60603, classic Chicago deep dish pizza with outdoor seating in the summer

Le Pain Quotidian: 20 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60602, health forward café

Rudy’s Bar and Grill: 69 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60603, casual American pub fare

Broken English Taco Pub: 75 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601, hip Mexican fare with full bar


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Fine Dining

Restaurants offering a fine cuisine and atmosphere are within walking distance of our office.

Atwood Café: 1 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602, Innovative American and craft cocktails

Seven Lions: 130 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, elevated take on classic American

Tesori: 65 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603, upscale Italian and Mediterranean

The Gage: 24 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, innovative American with a long beer list

Acanto: 18 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, upscale Italian with an extensive wine list

Cherry Circle Room: 12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, inside the Chicago Athletic Hotel, modern American

Cindy’s: 12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, stylish rooftop bar in the Chicago Athletic Hotel

Remmingtons: 20 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60602, traditional steakhouse

Tavern at the Park: 130 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, contemporary American with rooftop bar

Lockwood Restaurant & Bar: 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603, located in the Palmer House Hotel, imaginative new American


Chicago Theater

Chicago Theaters

Our office is located just around the corner from Chicago’s Historic Theatre District. Enjoy a spectacular Broadway in Chicago performance or take a Historic Theatre Tour while you’re in the area. A majority of the theatres are within walking distance, with the exception of the Arie Crown Theatre, which is a short cab ride down Lakeshore Drive to McCormick Place.

Visit www.broadwayinchicago.com/ for a list of current shows!


Navy Pier

Located only a short cab ride from our office is the iconic Navy Pier! Navy Pier is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and attractions. Stroll along the pier and take in the breathtaking Chicago skyline while riding the Ferris wheel. Explore the Chicago Children’s Museum or the beautiful indoor Crystal Gardens. Visit https://navypier.org/ for everything Navy Pier has to offer!

 


Walk, Run, or Bike to Lake Michigan

Go to the Lake its beautiful!

Just 5-Blocks from our office is the beautiful Chicago lakefront. Rent a Divvy bike right in front of our office and peddle to the Lake Front Trail. Biking or walking along the lakefront is the best way to take in the Chicago skyline and to get to other areas of the city. The lakefront trail is an 18-mile paved path that travels from Ardmore Street (5800 N Sheridan Rd) on the North Side to 71st Street (7100 S South Shore Drive) on the South Side. Explore beaches and parks, play sand volleyball, or simply relax along the lake front.


Complete An Errand or Two

Take advantage of several businesses in our area that may help you complete an errand or two.

Ace Shoe Repair Clinic
55 E. Monroe
312-782-7487

Citibank
100 S. Michigan Avenue
312-419-9008

CVS Pharmacy
105 S. Wabash
312-244-1521

Walgreens -410 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Designs by Rosa Inc.
120 S. Wabash
312-759-0607
Florist

FedEx
34 S. Michigan Avenue

FedEx Kinko’s
55E. Monroe
312-701-0730

Minimax Electronics
6 S. Michigan Avenue
312-553-4443
(stereo electronics)

Post office:
Loop 211 S. Clark St.
1800-275-8773 & Amoco 200 E Randolph

Radio Shack
1 S Wacker Drive Lobby Level

TCF Bank
29 E. Madison
312-263-7655

US Bank
30 N. Michigan Avenue
312-641-1000


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