Best streets in The Loop

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Ranked 1st best street in The Loop

"Chicago's Gateway"

- hopealcocer
I think this is my favorite part of Chicago-- it's scenic drive is one that attracts tourists, and newcomers to live in this city. This is the quickest way to go if looking to travel from the South...
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Ranked 2nd best street in The Loop

"Parks, Parks, and more Parks"

- wiggleworm7
E. Randolph Street is such a great place to visit in Chicago. It is home to Grant Park and the new Millenium Park. There is always something going on at either park, all summer long. Grant Park is...
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Ranked 3rd best street in The Loop

"A Really Magnificent Mile"

- vpage
Michigan Avenue is extraordinarily beautiful. Of course, there is the incredible view with the Lake right there. There is a lot of new architecture, expensive hotels and condominiums, etc., but then...
41.886058074745 -87.6245229962334
Ranked 4th best street in The Loop

"A must if you visit this city"

- MLiebers
Columbus Drive is known as tourist central for good reason. At the base of downtown, it offers beautiful views of the city. Driving can be annoyingly sluggish so it is best to wander around on foot...
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Ranked 5th best street in The Loop

"Sears Tower on South Wacker Drive "

- babymebabyu83
South Wacker Drive is known for its very tall Sears Tower building which is located at 233 South Wacker Drive. I have been to the very top and I did feel very dizzy but it was a great experience to d...
41.8773122625312 -87.6366559810136
Ranked 6th best street in The Loop

"Wacker Dr. Downtown Chicago"

- elysejay
Wacker Dr. Is full of history and one of the most busy streets in Downtown Chicago! Its the street that holds most of the corporate workers in the city. Its also where the tallest building in world, t...
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Unranked Streets

"Integral part of a multi-dimensional city"

- logans
Balbo Drive is just a short street, linking the downtown sky-highs to Lake Michigan on Lake Shore Drive. It runs right through Millennium and Grant Park, and is generally filled with visitors for Chic...
41.8731641683662 -87.6238481524415

"exhilirating yet quiet"

- gonnabi
The Buckingham Fountain, located here, is one of Chicago's most popular attractions and one of the largest fountains in the world.
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"the gardens area"

- 76thStreet
Just near the cross of E Monroe Street and S Michigan Ave you can find one of the world's most beautiful garden, Lure Garden and a lot more beautiful gardens by the bay area. Also, it is with a easy a...
41.8808413340387 -87.6231555404488

"A Main Road into Chicago"

- MLiebers
Roosevelt Ave, for me, most importantly gives great views of downtown Chicago. At the Eastern End of the road, one runs into the John Shedd Aquarium, and a number of other hotspots. At this point, y...
41.8674995952643 -87.6253171166646

"quiet and pleasant"

- gonnabi
Location of the Chicago cultural Center (the Chicago public library). The 38-foot dome in the Preston Bradley Hall at the south end of the building is the world's largest Tiffany stained-glass dome,...
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Lake St

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"Very Crowed. But very fun!"

- ftomblin1
This street is right near two of the best public parks in Chicago. It can sometimes get crowded from all the workers and the traffic can be bad sometimes, but the parks alone are worth the trip. My pa...
41.8864451980676 -87.6175604608641

"Beautiful residential street close to everything"

- wiggleworm7
This is such a beautiful street. It has beautiful Luxury buildings and apartments, and is just a few minutes' walk from the awesome Millenium Park. There are literally hundreds of restaurants within...
41.8845864615927 -87.6252412047704

"Not the Loop, but close"

- elysha
North LaSalle is host to many mid-siz buisinesses and branch offices. Located just north of the Loop and just west of Michgan Avenue, it has all the density of downtown without the glamor. There are s...
41.8845676870523 -87.6324346073872

"A downtown hotspot"

- wiggleworm7
This is the place to be in Chicago. A great place to visit, and live. It does get crowded and noisy, so if you don't like crowds, this isn't the place for you. But this part of town is right in the...
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"Nice area, clean streets"

- KeKe82
It was wonderful to drive past this road and wonder what it would be like if I actually turned down it. The homes down this street look very inviting and the residents seem to have this wonderful smil...
41.873744518998 -87.6306520987832

"A lot of traffic, Right near park."

- ftomblin1
South Columbus Drive splits off of South Lake Shore Drive. It is also parallel to the Illinois central train station. It also splits through grant park, one of the greatest parks I have ever been to,...
41.8733088949744 -87.6205535344849

"This is an Amazing View!"

- mountainmom01
This is where the Sears Tower is located (there is a parking lot across the street). If you have never been to the Tower you need to make sure to go there while in Chicago. There are so many stores th...
41.8772834543048 -87.6351875450154
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