Tag Archives: Public Art

 

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CHICAGO: ART the GRANT PARK

Grant Park is often called Chicago's "Open Front Yard" .

This 319 acres of open space has a large number of sculptures, monuments, fountains, gardens.

At the NORTH END of Grant Park is the state-of-the-art Millennium Park. At the SOUTH END of the Grant Park is the world's largest Museum Campus, with three world...

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 Chicago Riverwalk

Chicago Riverwalk:  The walkway along the south bank of the Chicago River, extending from N Lake Shore Drive to Franklin Street.  As such, it runs along the lower Wacker Drive.

I was under the impression that Chicago Riverwalk and Chicago River Esplanade would mean the same thing ... but was amused to find out that at least when it comes to Chicago, these...

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Chicago River Esplanade /  DuSable Founder's Way North Bank of Chicago River

The Chicago River Esplanade is located along the north bank of the Chicago River  between Michigan Avenue and the N Lakeshore Drive bridge. It's officially named as "DuSable Founder's Way". It includes a continuous river walkway with a series  of landscaped cascading plazas..

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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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