Buzzing with a constant stream of business travelers, students, and residents, downtown Chicago is among the top business districts in the world. Famous for its striking architecture, the Loop is home to many of the Windy City’s most iconic attractions, including Navy Pier, Skydeck at Willis Tower, Chicago Riverwalk, and Frank Gehry’s silver "bean" at Millennium Park. Take in a Tony Award-winning show in the celebrated Theater District and enjoy nearby concert venues and sports stadiums, modern art and science museums, restaurants, bars, and boutiques.
The West Loop is one of Chicago’s fastest growing neighborhoods and a true study in contrasts. Still a somewhat industrial area, sleek new restaurants and specialty boutiques have been popping up and flourishing along its downtown edges. West Loop’s "Restaurant Row" boasts eatery and brewery openings and the nearby Chicago French Market offers an abundance of fresh produce and epicurean treats. Art galleries, antique shops and Greektown’s new museum and cultural center only add to the area’s creative edge.
River North is a stylish urban neighborhood that borders Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. An up-and-coming design district for art aficionados, inspiring days are followed by lively nights. Former factories and industrial warehouses, turned to work and studio spaces, have revitalized the River North for artists and entrepreneurs. The area is also popular for it’s massive Merchandise Mart, architectural standouts, and award-winning eateries. For after-hours revelry, slip into a sleek new club, upscale wine bar or craft cocktail lounge and enjoy the authentic local ambiance.