Michigan Avenue North of Chicago River - Magnificent Mile Photos

The Magnificent Mile takes in a swath of luxury shops, offices & highrise residential buildings along Michigan Avenue from the Chicago River to the Gold Coast on the north.

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Chicago skyline along North Michigan Avenue plus Lake Michigan northward from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago skyline around mouth of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.InterContinental Chicago with orange dome, Tribune & Wrigley towers from Sears Skydeck. Chicago, IL.Wrigley Building. Chicago, IL.
Chicago skyline along North Michigan Avenue plus Lake Michigan northward from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago skyline around mouth of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.InterContinental Chicago with orange dome, Tribune (with buttresses) & Wrigley (with clock) towers from Sears Skydeck. Chicago, IL.Wrigley Building (1919) (30 floors) (400-410 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White.
Crown of Tribune Tower. Chicago, IL.NBC Tower. Chicago, IL.Babylonian-themed relief on InterContinental Chicago building. Chicago, IL.Tour boat passes under Michigan Avenue Bridge over Chicago River. Chicago, IL.
Crown of Tribune Tower. Chicago, IL. NBC Tower (1989) (37 floors) (200 East Illinois St.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.Babylonian-themed relief on InterContinental Chicago building. Chicago, IL. Tour boat passes under Michigan Avenue Bridge (1920) over Chicago River. Chicago, IL. Architect: Edward Burnnett.
Relief of industry rebuilding Chicago after the great fire of 1871 on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.Plaque in honor of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette who founded the first white settlement nearby. Chicago, IL.Relief of arrival of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette at mouth of Chicago River on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.University of Chicago Gleacher Center above Chicago River. Chicago, IL.
Relief of industry rebuilding Chicago after the great fire of 1871 on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.Plaque in honor of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette who founded the first white settlement nearby. Chicago, IL.Relief of arrival of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette at mouth of Chicago River on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.University of Chicago Gleacher Center (1994) (6 floors) (450 North Cityfront Plaza) above Chicago River. Chicago, IL. Architect: Lohan Assoc..
Hotel built with art deco facade of demolished McGraw-Hill Building by Thielbar & Fugard. Chicago, IL.Diana, Atlas & Helios reliefs on former McGraw-Hill Building facade. Chicago, IL.Detail of relief of Atlas on former McGraw-Hill Building facade. Chicago, IL.Art deco relief of two nymphs on former McGraw-Hill Building facade. Chicago, IL.
Hotel built with art deco facade of demolished McGraw-Hill Building (1929) by Thielbar & Fugard (520 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL.Diana, Atlas & Helios reliefs on former McGraw-Hill Building facade. Chicago, IL.Detail of relief of Atlas on former McGraw-Hill Building facade. Chicago, IL.Art deco relief of two nymphs on former McGraw-Hill Building facade. Chicago, IL.
Westfield North Bridge shopping mall. Chicago, IL.New building of Westfield North Bridge shopping mall. Chicago, IL.Cartier Building. Chicago, IL.Black & white Huron Plaza framed by buildings on Michigan Av. Chicago, IL.
Westfield North Bridge shopping mall (520 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL.New building (1995) of Westfield North Bridge shopping mall (600 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL.Cartier Building (630 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL.Black & white Huron Plaza (1983) (56 floors) (30 East Huron St.) framed by buildings on Michigan Av. Chicago, IL. Architect: Gordon & Levin.
Looking up North Michigan Av. with FCB, City Place & One Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL.Blue & red City Place plus 900 North Michigan Avenue to right. Chicago, IL.City Place towers over 630 North Michigan Avenue. Chicago, IL.City Place. Chicago, IL.
Looking up North Michigan Av. with FCB, City Place & One Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL.Blue & red City Place plus 900 North Michigan Avenue to right. Chicago, IL.City Place towers over 630 North Michigan Avenue. Chicago, IL.City Place (1990) (40 floors) (676 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Loebl, Schlossman & Hackl.
Chicago Place shopping mall at Michigan & Huron. Chicago, IL.Park Tower. Chicago, IL.Base of Park Tower on the Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL.Chicago Fire Department Station 98. Chicago, IL.
Chicago Place shopping mall (1991) at Michigan & Huron. Chicago, IL. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.Park Tower (2000) (67 floors) (800 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Lucien Lagrange Architects + HKS, Inc..Base of Park Tower on the Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL.Chicago Fire Department Station 98 (1902) (202 Chicago Ave.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Charles Hermann.
Top of Old Water Tower, the only structure to survive the Great Chicago fire since it was the one with water to fight the fire. Chicago, IL.Old Water Tower. Chicago, IL.External X bracing of John Hancock Center. Chicago, IL.Fourth Presbyterian Church. Chicago, IL.
Top of Old Water Tower, the only structure to survive the Great Chicago fire since it was the one with water to fight the fire. Chicago, IL. Old Water Tower (1867-9) (138 ft / 42m) (806 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Architect: William W. Boyington.External X bracing of John Hancock Center. Chicago, IL. Fourth Presbyterian Church (1914) (126 East Chestnut St. at Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Style: Gothic revival. Architect: Ralph Adams Cram.
900 North Michigan Avenue. Chicago, IL.One Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL.Highrises along Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL.Asymmetrical highrise at North Rush St. & East Bellevue Place. Chicago, IL.
900 North Michigan Avenue (1989) (66 floors). Chicago, IL. Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox. One Magnificent Mile (1983) (57 floors) (940-980 North Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill + Barancik Conte & Assoc..Highrises along Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL.Asymmetrical highrise at North Rush St. & East Bellevue Place. Chicago, IL.
Blue glass building at corner of Washington Square Park. Chicago, IL.Newberry Library on Washington Square Park. Chicago, IL.Washington Square Park & Newberry Library. Chicago, IL.Scottish Rite Cathedral. Chicago, IL.
Blue glass building at corner of Washington Square Park. Chicago, IL.Newberry Library (1893) (60 West Walton St.) on Washington Square Park. Chicago, IL. Style: Spanish Romanesque. Architect: Henry Ives Cobb.Washington Square Park & Newberry Library. Chicago, IL.Scottish Rite Cathedral (1873) (929 North Dearborn St.). Chicago, IL.
Red brick Victorian row houses in Chicago's near north side. Chicago, IL.Chapel of St. James. Chicago, IL.

Red brick Victorian row houses in Chicago's near north side. Chicago, IL.Chapel of St. James (1918) (831 North Rush St.). Chicago, IL. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Zachary Taylor Davis.


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