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“Highlight of the Tastebud Tour”

Chicago Cultural Center
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Chicago Walking Tour: Tiffany Treasures
Ranked #29 of 694 things to do in Chicago
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Chicago Cultural Center is the nation's first free municipal cultural center and one of the most visited attractions in Chicago. The stunning landmark building, opened in 1897 as the city's first public library, is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, and annually presents hundreds of free cultural exhibits and performances. Admission is free.
Reviewed 2 March 2012

One of the most beautiful buildings in The Loop, especially the Tiffany glass dome!!!

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Reviewed 2 March 2012

We went to see the tiffany chandeliers, and were also wowed with the beautiful tiles and historic decor. There was actually 2 weddings going on while we were there, and I could see why. Classic and beautiful, as well an interesting story

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Reviewed 1 March 2012

free, unique offerings, in the heart of so many other things. don't pass it up. wed noon free classical concerts. many other concerts. fabulous small art exhibits. wonderful special needs artist studio and store. visitors center, senior center. near hottix, EL. true hub for chicago and visitors.

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

The Chicago Cultural Center is a great, free cultural center that not only hosts great exhibits, part of which by local artsists, but also literally houses great architecture. Originally a library, this building among other great architecutre features a Tiffany's glass in steel dome. It also has a great view of Millennium Park. This building was sheduled to be demolished; thank god it wasn't! A definite must-see when in Chicago.

TIP: this building also houses the Chicago Greeters, locals that will give you a tour of the loop/magnificent mile/Millennium park absolutely for free.

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Reviewed 27 February 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our excursion to the Chicago Cultural Center. Admission is free, and the exhibits within very interesting. Well worth putting on your list.

Thank nproehl
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