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Get views of Chicago’s most famous buildings, as well as insider info from an expert guide, on this architecture-focused cruise. See all the most important buildings on one tour, a hard-to-accomplish task on foot. View the skyline from the Chicago River while listening to live commentary. Snap photos of the Willis (Sears) Tower, Old Post Office, 360 Chicago Observation Deck, Wrigley Building, and more. From Memorial Day to Labor Day (May 29 - September 6,) each ticket includes a one-way water taxi ticket.
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Taylor B wrote a review Nov 2020
Chicago, Illinois6 626 contributions5 563 helpful votes
Since 1978, when merchants around the intersection of Lawrence, Lincoln and Western on Chicago's North Side persuaded the local chamber of commerce to develop Lincoln Square, a pedestrian plaza that required a controversial rerouting of local traffic, it has become a popular destination for dining and shopping with a wide variety of restaurants and European-style shops. Bounded by Lawrence to the north, Montrose to the south, Clark to the east and Damen to the west, it is one of 77 well-defined communities in Chicago, which includes the Ravenswood residential subdivision and historic Rosehill Cemetery. In the 1830s and 1840s, the area was settled by Swiss, German and English immigrants who established produce farms. Later, the farmland gradually began to fill up with bungalows, two-flats and small apartment buildings. Two new developments, Ravenswood Manor and Ravenswood Gardens, attracted new residents. After World War II, empty storefronts spurred local merchants to find new ways to attract customers. In 1956, they erected a statue of Abraham Lincoln for whom the area and the major street were named. And in 1978, they developed Lincoln Square. Today, it is home to such restaurants as Cafe Selmarie, Luella's Southern Kitchen, Bourbon Cafe, Garcia's Restaurant and Artango Bar & Steakhouse and such attractions as Gene's Sausage Shop, Quake Collectibles, Ravenswood Used Books, Merz Apothecary, Conrad Sulzer Library, Book Cellar, Davis Theater and Old Town School of Folk Music.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Tina Tomas wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois53 contributions47 helpful votes
Lincoln square is a great location for shopping, dinning and have a walk. There is a bunch of stores where you can spent hours of checking out things that you dont see in the big stores. After that you can enjoy nice meal and a drink in some of the restaurants.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Chuck D wrote a review Aug 2019
Georgia99 contributions47 helpful votes
My wife grew up four miles from Lincoln Square. She thought a trip there would be a walk down memory lane. Most of the memories were of how things have changed. Merz Apothecary seemed much larger than she remembered it, Probably because the store moved from its original location in 1982. :-) Worth a visit even for the men. Interesting collection of razors, shaving brushes, colognes, and dob kits. Same saga with the Meyer Delicatessen where Gene's Sausage Shop now stands. She remembered it being smaller. Still a very cool place to shop with many, many goodies from Europe you won't find in your Jewel/Osco. Great German beer selection. Would have been a great place for lunch "Up On The Roof" had it not been for the rain. So for lunch try Jerry's on Lincoln Ave. Very unique sandwiches and, of course, beer. It is after all an old German neighborhood.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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DisneyDad21 wrote a review Aug 2019
Oswego, Illinois351 contributions144 helpful votes
I grew up in this neighborhood and love coming back in summer for concerts in park and the farmers market. Great selection of restaurants and pretty decent shopping as well. Gene’s market is a must stop for good old fashioned German market and fabulous desserts.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jason M wrote a review May 2019
Albany Park, Illinois5 contributions
I have to say I'm a huge fan of my Lincoln Square ILKB location! I have been a member coming up on a month and I have already notice changes in my body and my overall day to day energy. I'm not a gym person, I never know where to begin so this was the perfect solution! The membership is well worth the money, and if you go 3+ times a week it's very affordable. Nothing better than investing in yourself:) They offer 35 classes a week to fit everyone's schedule. I used to be a lot more athletic than I'm currently am but the team does a great job at coaching and motivating. They take the time to show you the correct way, they will stop and run through a routine to make sure you are getting your best workout. The team atmosphere is great, they will push you but you have to be invested and motivated. You get to work with other members and you get to push yourself and see the improvements each and every class. They do several events including DJ night- high energy, fun themes and makes you wanting more along with team outings such as kickball! If you're looking for something unique, and fun while getting a full body workout I highly recommend you stop in and meet the team! They have both men and women's locker rooms, facility is very clean all the time.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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