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Chicago Board of Trade Building

141 W. Jackson Blvd., La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60604-2992
+1 312-435-3590
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An art deco masterpiece, this is the home of many of the city's financial movers and shakers.
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141 W. Jackson Blvd., La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60604-2992
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-435-3590
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to believe the Chicago Board of Trade was once the tallest building in Chicago. It's only 605 feet, over 800 feet shorter than the Willis Tower. It's still a fine building, a great example of Art Deco. Movie buffs will know this building...More

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were walking in the loop and came across a beautiful building with stunning architecture. We walked inside and the lobby is amazing and so beautifully decorated. We didn’t know what else to do there so we just snapped some shots and admired the architecture....More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

You may find this section of the Chicago loop fascinating...full of history and a bounty of mula flowing like wine....but times are changing and who knows...maybe in another 100 years...it will be a museum...a figment of our imagination...because this is how the casino rolls....I mean....our...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Chicago Board of Trade Building is standing such that it cuts the South La Salle road. The building itself is very artistic and majestically standing in the midst of the financial hub of Chicago. The road leading to this Trade building is also the host...More

Thank Im_GPS
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The board of trade is a stunning example of the power and elegance of the Art Deco style in Chicago. Full of carefully thought out details that reflect the importance of trade and the harvest. Gambling on the price of grain led to the invention...More

1  Thank RRamanan
Reviewed 7 August 2016

To see the entire budding you need to go for a scheduled tour with Chicago Architectural Foundation. But if you want to see the lobby just go to the building by yourself. It is free. Best way to enter is the use entrance at the...More

2  Thank Anna G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is where the business trade begins. Lots of history, lots of interest. Easily accessed, easy to find, easy to enjoy.

Thank MikePromotes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I enjoyed my tour here. The lobby is an Art Deco masterpiece with great embossed bronze and brass embellishments

Thank SaintVitas
Reviewed 24 April 2016

An amazing piece of interior design that has to be seen; free of charge and open to walk through and photograph

Thank eheyman
Reviewed 18 April 2016

you will have seen this building in movies and on television. This was part of an Art Deco tour that we took. Magnificent "throne" style building, captivating exterior with the 30 ft tall Ceres on top. As marvelous the outside is, the inside is spectacular....More

1  Thank Nick D
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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