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Millennium Park

Park downtown Chicago

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A Quick Tip by BaronSamedi3

  • Dec 23, 2011
Between the ampitheater, the incredible sculptures and fountains, the gardens, and the skating rink, this is just one of the most incredible public parks you'll ever see. You would never think it was only a few acres just outside the Loop! And its location means it has extremely close proximity to some of Chicago's other great attractions - it's on Michigan Avenue, close to Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain, right next to Lake Michigan, and within reasonable walks of the Sears, the Hancock, and the Art Institute.
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Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
posted in Windy City Secrets
Amazing architectural park downtown Chicago. Fantastic destination during the summer. Check out a concert in the evening and bring a blanket, bottle of wine and grab some friends!
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Millennium Park is an award-winning center for art, music, architecture and landscape design. The result of a unique partnership between the City of Chicago and the philanthropic community, the 24.5-acre Park features the work of world-renowned architects, planners, artists and designers.

 

Among Millennium Park's prominent features are the Frank Gehry-designed Jay Pritzker Pavilion, the most sophisticated outdoor concert venue of its kind in the United States; the interactive Crown Fountain by Jaume Plensa; the contemporary Lurie Garden designed by the team of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd, Piet Oudolf and Robert Israel; and Anish Kapoor’s hugely popular Cloud Gate sculpture.

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Park is located in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is bordered by Michigan Avenue to the west, Columbus Drive to the east, Randolph Street to the North and Monroe Street to the South.

 

The Park is open daily from 6am - 11pm. Admission is free.

Visitors are encouraged to make the Millennium Park Welcome Center their first stop at the Park where specialists are available to help plan their Park visit.  The Welcome Center is located at 201 E. Randolph Street in the Northwest Exelon Pavilion.

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Address: 350 E Monroe St Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 742-1168
Hours: Open Daily 6am-11pm
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