We love Chicago! We've lived in Chicago for almost 10 years and have been painting the Windy City skyline even longer.
Here is a quick list of some interesting facts about Chicago:
The world’s largest commercial office building is Merchandise Mart located at 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
The world’s largest illuminated fountain is Buckingham Fountain located in Grant Park
The world’s largest public library is Harold Washington Library Center located at 400 S. State St.
The Lincoln Park Zoo, one of only three free major zoos in the country, is the country’s oldest public zoo with an attendance of three million people.
The world’s tallest masonry building is Monadnock Block located at 53 W. Jackson Blvd.
The world’s largest free-admission food festival is the Taste of Chicago located in Grant Park
The world’s largest convention facility is McCormick Place located at 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
The world’s highest steeple above ground is at the United Methodist Church, 77 W. Washington St.
The world’s busiest futures exchange is the Chicago Board of Trade located at 141 W. Jackson Blvd.
The Chicago Park District has the nation’s largest municipal harbor system.