Near North

Near North Travel Guide

Hotels in Near North

As the preferred stop for visiting heads of state, the Drake is the grande dame of Chicago hotels, with a prime location, storied history, white-glove service, and of course a distinguished guest list.

Restaurants in Near North

Housed in the space that was formerly Mister Kelley’s, a nightclub that hosted performances by such artists as Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday, Gibsons Steakhouse is still frequented by A-list guests, as evidenced by the autographed photos lining the wood-paneled walls.

Things to do in Near North

Located on East Huron Street in a bright red building, this upscale women’s boutique is owned by Ikram Goldman, who at one time acted as Michelle Obama’s unofficial style consultant (not that you would ever get her to admit as much in print).