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The Magnificent Mile

The Magnificent Mile's Hidden Gems

Around every corner of The Magnificent Mile lie surprising pieces that make up the rich history of downtown Chicago. Unexpected turn-of-the-century ballrooms, lavish chandeliers, stained glass fit for royalty, atlases of the Renaissance, former mansions of America's elite, eclectic bars, iconic burger joints, classic cocktails, and unbeatable views make up our guide to the top hidden gems around the district.

  • 1.

    Richard H. Driehaus Museum

    Richard H. Driehaus Museum

    Back to the Gilded Age

  • 2.

    InterContinental Chicago

    InterContinental Chicago

    Step into the past

  • 3.

    View from the Adler Planetarium

    View from the Adler Planetarium

    A great view of the sky and the skyline

  • 4.

    Coq d'Or

    Coq d'Or

    Making restaurant history

  • 5.

    Bloomingdale's Home

    Bloomingdale's Home

    A Medinah Homestore in Chicago

  • 6.

    Streeter's Tavern

    Streeter's Tavern

    Chicago's own diamond in the rough

  • 7.

    Newberry Library

    Newberry Library

    History buff's wonderland

  • 8.

    Billy Goat Tavern

    Billy Goat Tavern

    Get yourself a "cheezborger"

  • 9.

    The Blackstone Hotel

    The Blackstone Hotel

    "The Hotel of Presidents"

  • 10.

    Lawry's Prime Rib

    Lawry's Prime Rib

    A Prime Chicago eatery

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