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  Chicago South Loop Apartment - South Loop Apartment Chicago, South Loop Loft, South Loop Apartments Chicago
Our Chicago south loop apartment residents can take a walk around our their Chicago Burnham Park apartments and Chicago South Loop studio apartments and are never at a loss for something exciting to do.
Our Chicago Burnham Park apartments, on the south side of the Chicago River, are ideally located studio apartments in Burnham Park one of Chicago's most desirable residential areas, as grand old commercial buildings have been revitalized as luxurious Burnham Park apartments, contemporary offices and retail spaces.
This Chicago south loop apartment building is a historic 84 unit brick and timber building that was first built in 1905 for a large Chicago commercial printing company and was later home to a prominent Chicago pharmaceutical manufacturer.
www.historiclandmarks.com /locations/chicago_hood.php   (461 words)

  Chicago Loop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bounded on the west and north by the Chicago River, on the east by Lake Michigan, and on the south by Roosevelt Road, the lack of space shaped an architectural style dominated by high-rises.
Chicago's number two building, the Aon Center, is located around the Illinois Center, a complex that stands at the east end of Loop, east of Michigan Avenue.
It is bounded by Congress Parkway on the north, Polk Street on the south, Plymouth Court on the east, and the Chicago River on the west.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chicago_Loop   (1285 words)

 Chicago 'L' - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chicago Union Station, terminal for all Amtrak and HC, BNSF, MD-W, MD-N, SWS, and NCS Metra trains, is 2 blocks north of Clinton (Blue Line) station and 3 blocks west of Quincy (Loop Brown, Orange, and Purple Line) station.
Chicago Ogilvie Transportation Center (formerly North Western Station), terminal for UP-N, UP-NW, and UP-W Metra trains, is 2 blocks south of Clinton (Green Line) station and 3 blocks west of the Washington/Wells (Loop Brown, Orange and Purple Line) station.
Chicago Millennium Station (formerly Randolph Station), terminal for Metra Electric Line and South Shore Line trains, is 2 blocks east of Randolph/Wabash (Loop Brown, Orange, Green and Purple Line) station and is accessible through the Chicago Pedway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chicago_'L'   (2015 words)

 Chicago Loop: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chicago city hall is the official seat of government of the city of chicago in illinois....
The chicago symphony orchestra, based in chicago, illinois, is one of the major orchestras in the united states....
Millennium park is a prominent new civic center of the city of chicago in illinois and an important landmark of the citys lakefront....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chicago_loop.htm   (2372 words)

 Chicago School (architecture) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Chicago School (architecture)
The Loop is at the centre of Chicago's business district, and is so named after the ‘loop’ defined by the elevated rail track.
In architecture, 19th-century North American movement, centred in Chicago, which heralded the arrival of the skyscraper with its emphasis on verticality.
Developing in the wake of the Chicago fire in 1871, which demonstrated the need for alternatives to the traditional exposed cast-iron frame, the school found an early proponent in William Le Baron Jenney (1832–1907), whose Home Insurance building, Chicago, (1883–85), had a metal frame sheathed in brick.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Chicago+School+(architecture)   (312 words)

 Chicago Loop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The heart of "The Loop" is State Street, that "great street", as Frank Sinatra called it in his memorable salute to Chicago— "My Kind of Town".
Chicago's cultural heavyweights, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the, the at the building, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, are also in this area.
It is bounded by on the north, Polk Street on the south, Plymouth Court on the east, and the Chicago River on the west.
www.northchicago.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Loop,_Chicago   (916 words)

According to the 2000 U.S. Department of Commerce Census, the population in Chicago grew by 4% from the period 1990 to 2000 (to approximately 2,895,000), and it is one of the most diverse cities in the nation, as well as one of the youngest, with a median age of 31.5.
Tour Chicago's Fantastic Architecture by Foot, by Boat, or by Train: As Chicago is the birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago's skyline is a study in modern architecture and includes three of the world's tallest buildings-the Sears Tower, the Amoco Building, and the John Hancock building.
The Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Historical Society, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Lyric Opera of Chicago continue to be favorites for residents and tourists alike.
www.bcgsearch.com /contact_chicagoil.html   (843 words)

 Chicago : Attractions : In & Around the Loop | Frommers.com
The heart of the Loop is Chicago's business center, where you'll find such finance fascinations as the Chicago Board of Trade, the world's largest commodities, futures, and options exchange; and some of the city's most famous early skyscrapers (not to mention the Sears Tower).
The Loop is also home to one of the city's top museums, the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as a number of cultural institutions: Symphony Center (home of the world-class Chicago Symphony Orchestra), the Auditorium Theatre, the Civic Opera House, the Goodman Theatre, and two fabulously restored historic theaters along Randolph Street.
Downtown Chicago is a veritable "museum without walls." Examples of public art -- in the form of traditional monuments, murals, and monumental contemporary sculpture -- are located widely throughout the city, but their concentration within the Loop and nearby Grant Park is worth noting.
www.frommers.com /destinations/chicago/0006021128.html   (1630 words)

 Chicago Business News, Analysis & Articles | Chicago Loop retail occupancy | Crain's
Chicago's Loop retail vacancy dropped by more than two percentage points in 2006, down to 14.58%, and more than three and one- half points from 2004, according to the 5th Annual Loop Retail Survey conducted by Stone Real Estate Corp.
Bounded by the Chicago River on the east, I-90/94 on the west, Lake Street on the north and Congress Parkway on the south.; the former Main Post Office is not included
Moreover, this portion of the West Loop is still in its infancy in terms of residential development.
www.chicagobusiness.com /cgi-bin/article.pl?portal_id=114&page_id=1331   (978 words)

 The Chicago Loop Alliance
The study points out that the downtown residential population in Chicago increased by one-third during the 1990's, which doesn't even account for more recent surge in condominium construction in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods.
Approximately one quarter of the residents in downtown Chicago were between the ages of 45 and 64.
There are approximately 52,400 students in the Loop and South Loop in the fall of 2004, making the area the largest “college town” in Illinois and one of the largest in America (note this does not even include the University of Chicago-Illinois in the West Loop which has a student population of 25,000).
www.chicagoloopalliance.com /businessloop/demographics.htm   (549 words)

 DePaul University : : About DePaul (Loop Campus)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The heart of the campus is the DePaul Center featuring modern classrooms, high-tech student services, and expansive law and general libraries.
Steps away from some of Chicago's most beloved cultural institutions, the Loop campus offers students all the advantages of a university campus with the facilities and connections to the city's thriving business community.
Chicago is host to many conventions throughout the year and offers several hotel options in the Loop area.
www.depaul.edu /about_DP/loop.asp   (499 words)

 Series of Real-Time EmergencyNet News Reports Concerning a Power Outage in Chicago's Loop - 12 Aug 99
Chicago, IL (Emergencynet News) -- A power outage in Chicago's near Westside and Loop, at this hour, is reportedly stirring controversy and some public anger.
Chicago Fire Department spokesman John Eversole said "the public safety is not in danger at this time," but that fire and other city officials are closely monitoring the situation.
In a press conference held this afternoon at the Chicago 9-1-1 center, a visibly angry Mayor Daley said that he is upset that Commonwealth Edison didn't notify city officials today that power generators serving the Loop were failing.
www.emergency.com /1999/looppwr.htm   (566 words)

 Chicago in 1900 Architecture
Chicago’s Loop of 1900 was a wondrous place for fans of architecture.
In the Loop area, which had been completely cleared by the Great Fire twenty nine years before, a generation of brilliant architects and engineers had constructed the modern high rise city.
Jens Jensen, Chicago’s most famous landscape architect, was also practicing his magic in the parks at the time.
www.chipublib.org /004chicago/1900/arch.html   (757 words)

 Loop Real Estate: condos, lofts, homes for sale in Chicago
The 7 blocks north and 16 south of the main adjunct of the Chicago River, is downtown Chicago.
This is because of the train system runs in a loop through the area.
There are a few museums in the Loop area like the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
www.dreamtown.com /neighborhoods/loop.html   (452 words)

 PaulTheroux.com {} Fiction {} Chicago Loop
Prowling through murky bars and stifling street, a man soon to be dubbed "The Wolfman" in the tabloid press is about to smash the boundaries of desire.
Theroux's central figure is Parker Jagoda, a successful Chicago businessman with a wife, a kid, and a house in the suburbs.
Chicago Loop is a devastating psychological portrait of a man engulfed by remorse as he confronts the shattering question How can my violence be undone?
www.paultheroux.com /fiction/chicago.loop.htm   (223 words)

 Chicago West Loop Condos and Lofts For Sale | West Loop Real Estate
The West Loop is part of Chicago’s Near West Community and is adjacent to the central business district.
The West Loop “unofficial” boundaries are: Jefferson (600 West) on the east and Ashland (1600 West) on the West, Grand Avenue (530 North) on the North and Van Buren (600 South) on the South.
West Loop real estate includes a number of commercial and residential lofts, mid-rise condos as well as premier high-rise condos with panoramic city and lake views.
homequestchicago.com /files/473188/West_Loop.htm   (231 words)

 The Loop, a Chicago Neighborhood Visit from Chicago Traveler
In 1971, the last of the Chicago’s stockyards was closed down and the Loop’s business-oriented future began with the building of the Sears Tower in 1974.
Chicago’s present City Hall was dedicated in 1911; before this, the City Hall had moved location more than once due to the Chicago Fire.
The Art Institute of Chicago, on the eastern side of the Loop, is enormous, with a collection of over 5,000 years of art.
www.chicagotraveler.com /neighborhoods/chicago-loop-feature.htm   (1568 words)

 Announce > Announcement
The Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) recently completed the first-ever comprehensive economic analysis of Chicago’s downtown Loop district, combining the most recent findings and statistics about the area into one all-inclusive report.
Members of the Chicago Loop Alliance will be able to access more detailed information from the report through password-protected technology.
The Chicago Loop area is defined as extending from Dearborn to Lake Michigan, Congress to the Chicago River, and south along Michigan Avenue from Congress to Roosevelt.
www.planetizen.com /announce/item.php?id=1275   (340 words)

 Chicago Chicago Loop: Real estate listings, restaurants, shopping, maps, and more
This is also the center of transportation as the city trains (El) all come together in one place to assist commuters in their route.
The famed Chicago skyline originates in the Loop, giving a grand and beautiful view to the entire city.
The intersection of State and Madison streets are the heart of the Loop.
www.chicagoneighborhoods.cc /neighborhoods/loop.html   (365 words)

 Chicago/Loop - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Loop is the center of Chicago, bounded by the Chicago River to the north and west, Harrison Street to the south, and Lake Michigan to the east.
Although this is the most expensive real estate in Chicago, the hotels in the Loop are slightly cheaper than those in the Near North simply because so much of the area shuts down at night.
Chicago’s central library is in a gigantic, impressive, and stylistically bewildering building, named for Harold Washington, the city's first fl Mayor.
wikitravel.org /en/Chicago/Loop   (4393 words)

 Chicago The South Loop: Real estate listings, restaurants, shopping, maps, and more
The Chicago neighborhood of the South Loop has been steadily increasing in popularity, driven by its proximity to the loop as well as the lakefront and Grant Park.
Near South Side, the South Loop is a major player in the city's residential and business plans for the next decade.
Transportation in the South Loop is a snap, with access to Metra, the El Blue, Red, Green and Orange Lines, and CTA busses on many major streets.
www.chicagoneighborhoods.cc /neighborhoods/southloop.html   (259 words)

 Railroads and Chicago's Loop, circa 1930
As the nation's single most important transportation hub, and as the key commercial pivot between the East and the great West, Chicago developed an extraordinary concentration of railroad terminals and related warehousing districts around its central business core.
This map captures the pattern in 1930, when a great deal of urban manufacturing shared space with warehouse quarters (purple) adjacent to the railroad stations, yards, and riverfront and lakeside docks and elevators (fl).
The combination of these facilities created a complete collar five to eight blocks deep encircling the business district (dense brown), except on the eastern flank where Grant Park (white) was laid out between the Illinois Central tracks and Chicago Harbor.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/1775.html   (139 words)

 Chicago Bed & Breakfast/Chicago Vacation Rental/Chicago Lodging Accommodation Downtown Chicago Off Loop
Unique among Chicago lodging accommodations, the facility works equally well as a bed & breakfast inn with reservations available by the room or as a whole house vacation rental home.
Because there are two front doors, each zone of the house functions as a self-contained unit with guest space generally separate from host family space.
For your leisure time at home, the living room houses an 800 title library that includes Chicago guide books, a phonograph with extensive 33 RPM vintage record collection, a quality VCR video collection with several hundred titles, a big screen premium cable TV with VCR and a radio with CD player.
www.oldtownchicago.com /inn-tour.html   (689 words)

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