Malls in Chicago

THE 10 BEST Chicago Shopping Malls

Shopping Malls in Chicago

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  • Cody K
    Mora, MN152 contributions
    Very cool mall. I love the vibes and aesthetic of the building. Fun stores, lots to do throughout the building. I loved the water fall entrance.
    Written 13 September 2022
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  • Grover R
    Pensacola, FL16,956 contributions
    This building dominates the Chicago River just east of the river branch junction. You will get great views of it from a river tour. It was the largest building in the world when completed in 1930 as the consolidation market for Chicago's wholesalers. Along with the Chicago Board of Trade building, they are the best examples of Art Deco architecture in Chicago. Along the river, the building displays bust of the great US retailers, most of whom were from Chicago. Another great building in this city.
    Written 24 November 2022
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  • GlobalExec
    Bowling Green, OH500 contributions
    Decent food options and a vast array of upscale shopping locations. Stopped by on a Sunday afternoon and there was a very sparse crowd (good for us, but not for the merchants) and the food court was an excellent selection of cuisines. If you go, you must try the TopGolf Swing Suite (6th floor). Great bar and fun 'adult' gaming activities on two large interactive screens.
    Written 6 October 2021
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  • psudino
    Weehawken, NJ3,744 contributions
    This mall is right off of Michigan Ave. The store selections tend to be higher end but the food court is perfect for quick bites. The design of the mall is quite nice and it was spotless when I walked through it. If you are looking for brand name stores (and some non-brand name too) walking distance from most of the hotels in the area, then North Bridge is a good stop.
    Written 13 June 2022
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  • Irina
    United States10,167 contributions
    The indoor mall of Block 37 on State Street is a multi-story mall of contemporary design, with various shops, access to which is provided by escalators and glass elevators. There's a dine-in movie theater on the upper floor of the mall (Level 4), and also several restaurants -- for casual dining, mainly.

    As a consequence of the pandemic, a very popular restaurant Latinicity is closed now (not sure, temporarily or for good), several stores are gone too, but some new ones are either open already, or they've been announced to open in the near future. The mall has a set of useful info-boards on each floor, plus many rest areas with chairs and tables, that are now placed even more distantly, than before. A very large and spacious atrium, now decorated for winter holidays, also adds volume and appeal to the comfort of the mall.

    In the shops that I visited, the attendants were wearing masks, and public places on different floors were regularly cleaned.

    Shops of Block 37 are located in the center of Theatre District of the Chicago Loop, and they attract visitors pretty much any time of the day, since it is a very busy part of town.
    Written 30 December 2021
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  • Taylor B
    Chicago, IL8,015 contributions
    Located on land once occupied by historic Fort Dearborn and later by Illinois Central's extensive railroad yards, Illinois Center is a mixed-used urban development in downtown Chicago that once was described as "the greatest real estate deal in history." Designed by world renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the 83-acre complex includes five towers of office and residential buildings, 5 million square feet of office space and three hotels with 3,500 rooms all connected by an enclosed concourse or East Loop Pedway that is lined with more than 100 shops, restaurants, banks and salons. The trick for newcomers is to navigate the maze-like walkways to find their destination. Over 18,000 people walk through the doors daily. The development once included a golf course, which has been turned into a park now surrounded by an urban village of high-rise buildings called Lakeshore East. It covers four city blocks, bounded on the west by Michigan Avenue, on the south by Randolph Street, on the north by Wacker Drive and on the east by Lake Shore Drive. The infrastructure plans were overwhelming, including the rerouting of Lake Shore Drive and demolition of its infamous "S" curve, an extension of Wacker Drive and addition of many layers of walkways, parking lots and underground roads. Today, Illinois Center is at the heart of the thoroughfare between the Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park and is the largest office complex with the only outdoor landscaped plaza on Michigan Avenue.
    Written 24 July 2021
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  • kumack
    St. Petersburg, FL511 contributions
    Wonderful selection of casual clothing and really great prices. Been to Primark MANY times in the UK, was pleased to see the chain is in the U.S. now.
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • lvchick79
    Las Vegas, NV126 contributions
    I stayed in a condo near by and was pleasantly surprised with this area. There is a movie theater, grocery store, several restaurants, and a bar/bowling area. It wasn't very busy but I was there on weekdays. In walking distance to the neighborhoods surrounding it, but has ample parking as well.
    Written 5 August 2017
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  • Helene S
    Houston, TX1,766 contributions
    Nice shopping center. Make sure to get your parking validated when you check out. Thanks to Laura from Texas for helping us get organized at The Container Store.

    Hint: sign up for a 20% discount for college students at The Container Store for back to school in August.
    Written 14 August 2018
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