Living in Chicago, IL

The city is known as the "Windy City," "Chi Town," the "Blues Capitol of the World," and "Second City." Chicago is the city responsible for foods like the Chicago-style hot dog and deep dish pizza. The city is also considered to be the "most American of big cities."

Chi-Town is the world's 5th most economically powerful city as named by Forbes magazine. Chicago is a top ten Global Financial Center with the second largest labor pool in the country and an axis for industry, telecommunications and infrastructure. Boeing, Kraft Foods, McDonalds, United Continental Holdings, United Airlines, General Electric, and Chase Bank are just a few of the major corporations that have offices located in Chicago.

The city is home to some of the nation's premier entertainment with Broadway in Chicago and Second City Theatre, among many others. Some of the most well-known sports teams hail from the city like the NBA Chicago Bulls, the NFL Chicago Bears, the MLB Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs play at the historic Wrigley field, which is one of Chicago's famous landmarks. Other Chicago landmarks and must-see features include the Willis Tower, Navy Pier, the Chicago Cultural Center, Magnificent Mile, and the arts and cultural institutions within the Museum Campus.

Chicago, IL Government Info

Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau

Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau

Address: 301 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616 - MAP
Phone: (312) 745-3705
Web: www.choosechicago.com

Chicago Fire Department

Chicago Fire Department

Address: 3510 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60653 - MAP
Phone: (312) 745-3705 (Main Office)
Web: www.cityofchicago.org

Chicago Police Department

Chicago Police Department

Address: 3510 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60653 - MAP
Phone: (312) 744-4000 (Non-Emergency Only)
Web: home.chicagopolice.org

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Address: 410 N Michigan Ave Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60611 - MAP
Phone: (312) 494-6700
Web: www.chicagolandchamber.org

City of Chicago

City of Chicago

Address: 121 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60602 - MAP
Phone: Dial 311 (within Chicago) or (312) 744-5000
Web: www.cityofchicago.org

Chicago, IL Transportation

Chicago Midway Airport

Chicago Midway Airport

Address: 5700 Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638 - MAP
Phone: (773) 838-0600
Web: www.flychicago.com

Chicago Transit Authority

Chicago Transit Authority

Phone: (312) 836-7000
Web: www.transitchicago.com

Gary Chicago International Airport (GYY)

Gary Chicago International Airport (GYY)

Address: 6001 Airport Rd, Gary, IN 46406 - MAP
Phone: (312) 949-9722
Web: www.garychicagoairport.com

O'Hare International Airport

O'Hare International Airport

Address: 10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666 - MAP
Phone: (800) 832-6352
Web: www.flychicago.com

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