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Downtown Sights and Sounds

Boutique Hotels in Chicago Loop

Chicago Loop: The heart of Chicago

Located in the center of the Chicago Loop, the geometrically ravishing heart and soul of downtown Chicago, Kimpton Hotel Allegro is walking distance from some of the city's best attractions. Wander through Chicago's only year round marketplace, French Market. Hop aboard a tour boat for a front-row excursion along the Chicago River. Throw in some shopping, some dining, and some theatre-going and you've got a recipe for success.

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Randolph Street

From Michelin 3 star restaurants to Chicago dogs, Randolph street can be best described as foodie heaven. Shop, eat and explore. Be sure to look at what events may be happening during your stay. Learn more.


(1.0 miles away)

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French Market

Follow the tantalizing smell of fresh baguettes and stinky cheese to Chicago’s only year around market. Enjoy local artisanal food selections along with a wide array of specialty imports. Learn more.


(0.5 miles away)

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Cloud Gate

Cloud Gate

Inspired by liquid mercury, British artist Anish Kapoor’s work of art "Cloud Gate" invites its viewers to see themselves from several different perspectives on its mirror-like surface.


(0.7 miles away)

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Crown Fountain

Consisting of two 50-foot glass blocks inlayed with LED’s, Jaume Plensa’s world renowned “Crown Fountain” is a symbol of life. Although the water feature is only operation from spring – fall, the fountain’s images are available year-round.


(0.7 miles away)

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Maggie Daley Park

Soak up the sun and scoot (or roll) your way through Maggie Daley Park. Climb Chicago on the 40-foot rock climbing wall or stay planted and hit the links with the 18-hole mini golf course. Learn more.


(0.8 miles away)

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Chicago boat tours

Architectural Boat Tours

Voted “Top tour in Chicago” according to Trip Advisor users see Chicago from a different view aboard the critically acclaimed architectural boat tours. Learn more.


(0.7 miles away)

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