Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven
From 1957 to 1967, this humble building was Chess Records, the seminal electric blues label. It's now named for the bassist who wrote...
Elbridge G Keith House
This 1870 limestone beauty in the Prairie Avenue Historic District combines classical and French motifs. It's now a private event space.
Chicago Women's Park
Set between Indiana and Prairie Aves, with the Glessner House to the north and the Clarke House to the west, this 4-acre park has a...
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McCormick Place information
McCormick Place is the largest convention center in the country, spread over four halls. 'Vast' isn't big enough to describe it. And it's getting even bigger, with a new hotel and 10,000-seat event hall underway. The area around the venue is fairly bleak, but development may at last make inroads here. Shops, microbreweries and more are starting to trickle in.