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Because before there was Dubai, there was Chicago. Some of the greatest architects, from Louis Sullivan to Frank Gehry, have left their imprint on Chicago. And the skyline continues to evolve. The best way to keep up with the changes: a riverboat tour with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, which takes you through the city’s past and into the future. Plans are also under way for Santiago Calatrava’s twisting, 2,000-foot Chicago Spire, set for completion in 2011.

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The Midwest

Illinois

Because before there was Dubai, there was Chicago. Some of the greatest architects, from Louis Sullivan to Frank Gehry, have left their imprint on Chicago. And the skyline continues to evolve. The best way to keep up with the changes: a riverboat tour with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, which takes you through the city’s past and into the future. Plans are also under way for Santiago Calatrava’s twisting, 2,000-foot Chicago Spire, set for completion in 2011.

Explore great travel ideas in other regions:

Northeast & Mid-Atlantic

West & Southwest

South & Southeast

50 Reasons to Love the U.S.A. Now

Courtesy of Illinois Bureau of Tourism

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