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Путеводитель по Чикаго из серии Eyewitness commute most sensible 10 (на английском языке). Чикаго - один из крупнейших город Соединенных Штатов, известный далеко за пределами своей страны. В издании дана информации о наиболее значимых и популярных достопримечательностях этого современного мегаполиса научных и художественных музеях, зоопарке Линкольна, Чикагском университете, знаменитых небоскребах и т.п. Значительная часть путеводителя посвящена местам отдыха и развлечений паркам, клубам, ресторанам и барам, пляжам и магазинам и т.д. Как всегда отдельный раздел посвящен справочной информации

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Hugh Hefner Lothario and founder of Playboy (1926–), whose first issue sold over 50,000 copies. Curtis Mayfield Soul musician and social activist (1942–99), Mayfield had his first hit For Your Precious Love at age 17. Oprah Winfrey TV’s talk-show darling (1954–) has filmed in Chicago since 1984 and become an honorary native of the city. 35 Chicago’s Top 10 Left 333 W. Wacker Drive Center Art glass, Auditorium Theatre Right 860–80 N. Lakeshore Drive Skyscrapers The Rookery One of the earliest remaining skyscrapers, this 1888 Chicago landmark (see p70) combines traditional wall-bearing and newer steel frame construction.

Daley (see p35) and his son, Richard M. Daley. The area centerpiece is US Cellular Field (formerly Comiskey Park), home ground of the Chicago White Sox (see p51). d Map B5 0 0 km MICHIGAN Chinatown Bridgeport ASHLAND AVE the real Little Italy. It has a handful of authentic Italian restaurants and delis, as well as the Taste of Italy festival, held over Father’s Day weekend every June. d Map B5 Chicago’s Top 10 Little Italy Beer, bratwursts, and grainy rye breads are order of the day in this bustling German enclave, where a 96-ft (29-m) outdoor mural depicts a rural German village.

Marina City Detail of staircase, Monadnock Building 36 With its twin cylindrical structures (1964–7) on the Chicago River, Marina City is a "city within a city," containing offices, residences, a theater, a grocery store, and more. The apartments start on the 21st floor, affording spectacular views, but their sliceof-pie shape creates some interior decorating challenges. Top 10 Architects William Le Baron Jenney Daniel Burnham Visionary city planner and architect, Burnham (1846– 1912) was the man behind the White City (see p19).

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