Educational Sites in Chicago

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Educational sites in Chicago

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  • Rick628
    Chicago, IL352 contributions
    It feels a little strange reviewing a University like it was a hot dog stand, and you're not going to find many good hot dogs here. If you're looking for a peaceful visit, as a complement to other south side attractions (most notably the Museum of Science & Industry), this campus fills the bill. Gothic architecture mixed with modern, grassy quad, the Midway to walk along. And if you're in the neighborhood, you're very close to Court Theater and the Oriental Institute Museum (although it says it's about to change its name, so look for it).
    Written 6 March 2023
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  • cincytravelqueen2021
    Cincinnati, OH5 contributions
    Newberry has a stellar reputation amongst libraries with a very unique collection of ancient manuscripts and maps. My advance research made my day easy since I applied for a Readers Card in advance and hunted on their website for items I wanted to see. On arrival, a staff person in the Reference Area right off the entrance helped me fill in the items I had dreamed about - a real, yes, real First Shakespeare Folio from 1623; and an English illuminated manuscript from 1520s recommended by the staff person that turned out to also be a thrill of a lifetime. How lucky there is such an institution in the US.
    Written 14 November 2023
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  • PickyTraveler02
    delaware33 contributions
    Fun, interactive exhibits where you learn something about human behavior and likely things about your own. Free and enlightening. Bright and friendly space. On MI Ave- across from Art Institute. Would be fun with a partner or friend group- gave us much to talk about. If there's time and you're inclined- you can participate in short research studies. We'll go back.
    Written 15 December 2023
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  • makai1274
    Sandusky, OH40 contributions
    Our go to place every time we visit Chicago! Great service, great food, great view. It fades most established fine dining restaurant. A perfect place to introduce dining to your kids like we did. Our daughter appreciates the work that goes into artistic meals.
    Written 1 September 2019
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  • Kim R
    Chicago, IL56 contributions
    I attended a performance of the Chicago Jazz Orchestra in a tribute to Charles Mingus in the theater at the Institute. The upstairs theater was intimate, modern and clean. The bathrooms were also cleaner than local businesses and museums nearby. The upstairs windows give a lovely night view of the park. The architecture feels unique and protective of the inner layers of the building. This event did not offer concessions, but the lobby does have a permanent service area. As we walked around outside the theater, I enjoyed the exhibits. The curatorial staff, in fact all of their staff, appear to do a great job. I will go back for programs or events in this nice space.
    Written 2 June 2015
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  • JeffS_Toronto
    Mississauga, Canada246 contributions
    I have been to this restaurant twice. Once with friends and once with my family on a vacation. Both times I was equally impressed. Casual upscale dining. The food is classic American with a gourmet flare. For the quality of food and presentation, the menu is very diverse and very fairly priced. The owners are always around and very friendly. The last time we ate there we had our 4 kids with us (9, 7 and 5 at the time) and it went very well. The owners told us they have a child and they have a ridiculously inexpensive children's menu to accomodate kids. It is probably my favorite restaurant in Chicago. The only drawback for me is I usually stay downtown and it is a bit of trek to the trendy area it is located in but don't let that stop you from finding this Chicago gem.
    Written 16 August 2011
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  • Eric T
    Bridgeport, CT15 contributions
    Was invited by some business associates to get in to a wine and food tasting prepared by the students and staff. The upcoming chefs did a great job in preparing their meals. It was elegant and well-thought out. Though my dates could be wrong, I was not sure what month but it was this past summer that I attended.
    Written 29 May 2015
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  • billpalmer
    2 contributions
    If you are a magician, you need to visit this shop at least once during your lifetime. You never know what famous performer you are likely to run into.
    Written 8 December 2019
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