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Wrigley Field has hosted more professional football games than any other stadium or arena in the country

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The Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at 110 stories high. The elevators are among the fastest in the world operating as fast as 1,600 feet per minute.

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The Lincoln Park Zoo, one of only three major free zoos in the country, is the country's oldest public zoo with an estimated annual attendance of three million

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The Chicago Cultural Center is the first free municipal cultural center in the U.S. and home to the world's largest stained glass Tiffany dome

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The Art Institute of Chicago is the second largest art museum in the United States. Many notable works include Manet, Van Gogh, Caillebotte, Renoir, etc.

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The atom was first split (leading to the A bomb and nuclear power) under the football stands of Stagg Field at the University of Chicago

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The world's first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Company, was built in 1885, Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago is home to an estimated 2.7M residents

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Chicago is well-known for their amazing deep dish pizza

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Gorgeous Chicago Skyline

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