About Chicago

Chicago is home to a diverse population of over 2.7 million people. It’s known for its architecture, culture, world-class restaurants, and passion for sports. No matter the season, there is always something to do in the Windy City.



Chicago is internationally recognized for its combination of classic and modern architecture. In addition to the iconic Chicago skyline, the numerous public parks and tennis courts offer residents a chance to stretch their legs. A run along the lakefront or bike ride on the “606” are local favorites.



Chicago is home to a number of professional sports teams including the White Sox, Bears, Bulls, Sky, Blackhawks, Red Stars, and Fire. Take in a live game or sign-up to compete in the numerous city intramural sports opportunities.



From hole-in-the-walls to our (over 20) Michelin Star rated restaurants, you’ll never go hungry in Chicago. Great food can be had 24 hours a day. A word of warning: Don’t ask for ketchup on your hotdog.



Home to live-music venues, world-class museums, and performance art, Chicago provides its residents and visitors no shortage of entertainment and culture. The Lyric Opera House is known as one of North America’s most prestigious opera houses.



Chicago is known for its rich ethnic and cultural diversity. Every summer is a celebration of this diversity with street festivals in almost every neighborhood giving residents and non-residents alike the opportunity to explore new art, music, and food.