Category Archives: Chicago Near North

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  The Pioneer Court is a small plaza located near the junction of the Chicago River and Upper Michigan Avenue in Chicago's Magnificent Mile. It was developed cooperatively by the Chicago Tribune and the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States in commemoration of the pioneers who contributed to Chicago`s birth, growth and greatness.  

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Near North Side

River North / Streeterville / Magnificent Mile

Magnificent Mile: is a stretch of North Michigan Avenue between the Chicago River and Oak Street in Streeterville. Although actually about three-quarters of a mile, it's called the Magnificent Mile.

Streeterville:  The easternmost neighborhood to the north of the Chicago River. It is bound by the Chicago River on the...

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NAVY PIER

Navy Pier is one of the major tourist attractions of Chicago. it is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of the Near North Side Chicago.

Navy Pier is about a mile long Chicago Shoreline jutting into Lake Michigan.  It was built in 1916, as part of Plan of Chicago, developed by Daniel Burnham and his associates.

Here is the official website...

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