Chicago ( City of Chicago ) in Illinois U.S is among the largest cities in the country with a population of around 2.716 million, the largest by population in the midwest. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is Famous for its architectural skyline with predominant skyscrapers such as the Willis Tower ( formerly known as the Sears Tower and tallest building in the world for 25 years with 110 floors ) and the John Hancock Center with 100 floors.

    In 2018 Chicago was the second most visited city in the US with 58 million domestic and international visitors, behind New York with 65 million. The city is home to several fortune 500 companies and a major hub for international business such as finance, culture, commerce, technology and industry.

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    The city of chicago over the years has established itself as a major sports city ranked 3rd in the US for most sporting titles including basketball, baseball, ice hockey and football. The city enjoyed huge success from basketball through the 90s with the chicago bulls winning six nba championships and cementing star players such as michael jordan and scottie pippen as chicago hall of famers. The Chicago blackhawks formed in 1926 have won 6 stanley cup titles and along with the Bulls both play their home games at the United Airlines sponsored united centre based in Chicago’s west side area.

    NFL fans visiting Chicago will get a chance to see the Bears play at soldier field, with the bears being one of the first ever American football teams formed, despite winning only 1 superbowl in 1985 the team is hugely popular worldwide. Baseball in chicago is dominated by the White Sox with 3 MLB Title and the Cubs (formed in 1876 ) who also have 3 championships.

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