Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works.
Population: 2.716 million (2017) Trending
Weather: 24°C, Wind SW at 5 km/h, 84% Humidity
Mayor: Lori Lightfoot
Colleges and Universities: The University of Chicago, MORE
Did you know: Chicago is the fifth-most-populous North American city by population (2,720,546).