Category Archives: Chicago – Art by Location



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 south,...

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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 for...

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Above Image: Monument to the Great Northern Migration - by Alison Saar

The King Drive Gateway Project

Dedicated: 1996

Funded by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority.

It allotted $10 million to rehabilitate King Drive. The allotment included $500,000 for a design element that would later become known as the Public Art...

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Black Metropolis-Bronzeville District or simply Bronzeville is a historic district in the Douglas community area of South Side of Chicago. It has nine structures that were accorded the Chicago Landmark designation on September 9, 1998. Arguably it is one of the nation's most significant landmarks of African-American urban history .. Developed during the first decades of the 20th century, this "city-within-a-city" was home to numerous nationally prominent, African-American...

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