The 3rd largest city in the U.S., Chicago’s history is steeped in logistics. Originally a gateway from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River, Chicago is approaching 180 years of age. An international city, O’Hare Airport is the second busiest airport in the world, moving both people and cargo freight. Chicago is more than industry and commerce, its home to great music, theatre, and legacy sports teams including the Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, White Sox and the Cubs. Chicago is a major world financial center holding both a Federal Reserve Bank and the Chicago Stock Exchange.

Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center is the nation’s largest and is 3rd in most conventions held after Las Vegas and Orlando.

At a Glance
Chicago Branch
16059 S. Crawford Avenue
Markham, IL 60428
Ph. 847-806-8681
Fax 630-595-4540

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Local Attractions:
  • Magnificent Mile - Michigan Avenue runs north/south along the shore and is home to luxury shopping, historical architecture and fine dining.
  • Navy Pier - Built in 1916 as a center to receive cargo from lake freighters and warehouses, it also provided docking for private vessels. Today it is a center of entertainment and dining, The Chicago Children’s Museum, and an IMAX theater.
  • What’s nearby? – Located only 30 minutes from Chicago in Des Plaines, Illinois is the McDonalds Museum and Store #1.
Fast Facts:
  • Population: 2,714,856
  • Nicknames: The Windy City
  • Fun Fact: Chicago is a loose French translation of a Native American word meaning "wild onion".