Take a close look when passing by the 1925 neo-Gothic edifice. Colonel Robert McCormick, eccentric owner of the Chicago Tribune in the...
Wendella offers the typical river-and-lake tour, with good history and architecture commentary and a trip through the lock. Departs from...
Glides on both the river and the lake. Be aware that passing through the locks to and from the lake can take up a fair part of the...
Terrace At Trump Tower
Trump’s small, view-a-riffic, 16th-floor alfresco lounge is for when you want to live large, with a glass of champagne in hand, looking...
Billy Goat Tavern
Tribune and Sun-Times reporters have guzzled in the subterranean Billy Goat for decades. Order a 'cheezborger' and Schlitz beer, then...
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Wrigley Building information
The Wrigley Building glows as white as the Doublemint Twins’ teeth, day or night. Chewing-gum guy William Wrigley built it that way on purpose, because he wanted it to be attention-grabbing like a billboard. More than 250,000 glazed terra-cotta tiles make up the facade; a computer database tracks each one and indicates when it needs to be cleaned and polished.
Banks of megawatt lamps on the river’s south side light up the tiles each night.