Loews Chicago Hotel

Chicago, IL

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Explore the Best of the Windy City

It's time to break out the superlatives, because whatever you can think of food, art, architecture, shopping Chicago has some of the best of it in the country. And it's all yours to explore when you stay at Loews Chicago Hotel.

The city is home of the Midwest's number-one attraction, Navy Pier, plus quite a few other landmarks as well. Chicago has some of the United State's most iconic buildings as well as a world-class art collection. Whether you're a sports fan, a keen foodie, a theater buff or a black-belt shopper out to conquer the Magnificent Mile, you'll find plenty of what you're looking for here in the Windy City. Fitting as much as you can into your visit is all part of the fun.

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Chicago River Architecture Tour

Our 90-minute boat tour began with our docent pointing out the two famous buildings directly in front of the launching pad, Trump Tower and the Wrigley Building. Built almost 90 years apart, the juxtaposition of styles was the perfect way to start the educational, intriguing, and beautiful tour of the city's vast architectural achievements along the Chicago River... Read more

Visiting Millennium Park

Admire the boldly designed Jay Pritzker Pavilion and Great Lawn, both on the east side of the park. From there, follow the crowds through the pristine promenade towards Cloud Gate. The large bean-like stainless steel sculpture was first introduced to the Chicago community in 2006 and has since become one of the most photographed landmarks in the city. We challenge you to get a picture without a stranger in the foreground... Read more

Chicago's Outdoor Art

When you're ready to move beyond The Bean, here are three public art installations that are just as photo-worthy. Created by American artist Alexander Calder, Flamingo is a 53-foot tall structure located in the Federal Plaza in front of the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed Kluczynski Federal Building. You'll be able to spot it fairly easily it's not turquoise, it's not lapis, it's actually vermilion (or Calder red)... Read more

5 Tips for New Chicagoans

You hear a lot of things before you come to Chicago for the first time the summer festivals are amazing, the city is gorgeous, and the people are incredibly friendly. Overall, I would say that's pretty spot on I just moved to Chicago from Atlanta to be part of the opening team of the new Loews Chicago in Streeterville, so I've been given lot of tips on how to prepare for the lifestyle (I mean, climate) change... Read more

The Best Chicago Sports Bars

Looking for a place to watch the game from the comfort of a well-padded booth? Here are my favorite Chicago spots to watch a game. Parlor Pizza Bar: Points scored in the creative name category, Parlor is a great new spot to watch Derrick Rose drive it home for the Bulls. With every pizza imaginable, Parlor offers eats, atmosphere and more!... Read more

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