Frommer's Portable Chicago by Elizabeth Canning Blackwell

By Elizabeth Canning Blackwell

Frommer' s transportable publications supply all of the unique details and insider suggestion of a Frommer' s entire advisor - yet in a concise, pocket-sized layout. ideal for the non permanent visitor who insists on price and doesn' t are looking to battle through or hold a considerable guidebook, this sequence selects some of the best offerings in all cost different types and takes you immediately to the head points of interest. Get the newest on resorts, eating places, sightseeing, procuring, and nightlife in a nutshell in those light-weight, reasonably cheap publications. "Frommer' s transportable Chicago bargains every thing you wish at a look: the head resort choices in all fee levels, the most well liked eating places, jazz and blues golf equipment, outstanding Mile buying, world-class museums, baseball at Wrigley, structure excursions, and designated local maps. excellent for weekend viewers and enterprise or conference tourists, this useful consultant captures the easiest of Chicago!"

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32 C H A P T E R 3 . G E T T I N G TO K N OW T H E W I N DY C I T Y Emergencies For fire or police emergencies, call & 911. This is a free call. The nonemergency phone number for the Chicago Police Department is & 311. Hospitals The best hospital emergency room in Chicago is, by consensus, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 251 E. Huron St. (& 312/926-2000). The emergency department (& 312/ 926-5188 or 312/944-2358 for TDD access) is located at 251 E. Erie St. near Fairbanks Court. For an ambulance, dial & 911.

All the rooms are in the process of being renovated, but upgrades at the palatial Palmer House take place, understandably, on a staggered basis; be sure to ask for a refurbished room when making reservations. Bathrooms are on the smallish size (some rooms come with two bathrooms, a plus for families). Kids might appreciate the sheer size of the place, with plenty of room to wander, and the location is good for access to the Museum Campus, but the Palmer House’s days as one of Chicago’s top hotels are gone.

Ke e N. Orleans St. W. Chicago Ave. Clark St. W. Erie St. W. Ontario St. W. Superior St. W. Huron St. CHICAGO M W. Chicago Ave. Locust St. 1 11 M CHICAGO 3 5 Bellevue Pl. 0 0 Subway/El stop N For stops in the Loop, see the “Downtown El & Subway Stations” map in Chapter 5. Fairbanks Ct. N. Michigan Ave. N. St. Clair St. N. Wabash Ave. N. Hudson Ave. N. Sedgwick St. N. Halsted St. E. Ontario St. E. Oak St. 2 E. Walton N. DeWitt Pl. 4 E. Delaware Pl. 6 E. Chestnut St. 7 Mies van der Rohe Way E. Pearson St.

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