Discover Secret Illinois: hidden places off the beaten track, historical oddities, quirky bars, sites of the unusual and the unknown.
International Museum of Surgical Science
The International Museum of Surgical Science portrays the major failures, breakthroughs, and milestones that have shape…
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool: a ‘Prairie School’ oasis of tuneful birdsong, cascading waterfalls, and unmatched beauty.
Garfield Park Conservatory
The Garfield Park Conservatory is a beautiful glass structure containing tropical plants and scenic landscapes.
A former landfill, the stretching sands and surrounding facets of Montrose Beach have today redefined it as a popular C…
A 50ft metal sculpture made by one of the most famous artists of the 20th century, the Chicago Picasso began its life a…
A fountain fit for a king and financed by 'Chicago's greatest spinster', Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest in t…
Merz Apothecary first opened in 1875 and has maintained a loyal customer base ever since by sticking with traditional m…