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Chicago’s Millennium Park: Cloud Gate, AKA “The Bean”
There’s no better place to start your visit to Chicago than at Millennium Park. This nearly-brand-new park at the northwestern corner of Grant Park immediately gives you an appreciation for the type of public art that helps define the city. You’ll want to run through Crown Fountain, gaze at the giant mirrored bean, otherwise known as Cloud Gate, and kick back for a musical performance in the amphitheater. I found the park so fascinating and so attractive, that I visited 3 times in just two days. You’d expect with a name like “Millennium Park”, that the area probably opened in …