Yes, you're at the right place. Willis Tower was the Sears Tower until mid-2009, when insurance broker Willis Group Holdings bought the...
Old St Patrick’s Church
A Chicago fire survivor, this 1852 church is not only the city’s oldest but also one of its fastest-growing. Old St Pat’s is best known...
Artist Claes Oldenburg – known for his gigantic shuttlecocks in Kansas City and oversized cherry spoon in Minneapolis – delivered this...
Lyric Opera Of Chicago
Tickets are hard to come by for this top-notch modern opera company, which fills the ornate Civic Opera House with a shrewd mix of...
A relic of Route 66, Lou's brings in elbow-to-elbow locals and tourists for breakfast. The old-school waitresses deliver fluffy omelets...
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Union Station information
The wonderfully restored 1925 building looks like it stepped right out of a gangster movie. In fact, it's been used to great effect in exactly this way. Remember director Brian De Palma's classic The Untouchables , when Eliott Ness loses his grip on the baby carriage during the shoot-out with Al Capone's henchmen? And the carriage bounces down the stairs in slow motion? Those steps are here.
They're the north ones from Canal St to the waiting room. Come during the day when Amtrak and Metra riders stride through the space, which is dappled with bright shafts of sunlight from the banks of windows.