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Navy Pier, Chicago, IL Of the many and varied attractions in Chicago, its most-visited is still the Navy Pier. Originally Municipal Pier #2, it was designed and built to serve as a cargo facility, passenger dock, and public gathering place. Jutting out onto Lake Michigan, the pier provided a cooler, breezier place than the city for crowds to attend entertainments during the stuffy summers, and had its own tram service out to the edge for those who didn’t wish to walk. When it opened to the public in 1916, it was the largest pier in the world. During the 1910s, automobiles and trucks were beginning to take over some of the weight of transportation from ships, which delivered both freight and passengers to Chicago’s port. Thus its primary function became as an entertainment site, and steamboat traffic decreased. The pier was completed just in time for use in WWI, when military personnel and Red Cross workers took up residence during 1917-1918. After the war, the roaring twenties ushered in a streetcar line, theatre, auditorium, dance hall, radio station, dining pavilions, and the ‘Pageant of Progress’ in 1922. In 1927, in honor of WWI veterans who had served there, it officially became Navy Pier. The pier saw many other notable moments in history, including the 1933 World’s Fair Century of Progress Exposition, Great Depression New Deal agencies, and conversion to a naval training center for the U.S. military during WWII. Following WWII, it became a college campus primarily serving returning veterans, until the U.S. Bicentennial in 1976 returned it to public use. Music and art festivals shared the pier with exhibition halls, and in 1989, a major overhaul brought new life to the pier. Currently, the pier is home to a variety of entertainments and attractions, including its own Ferris wheel, IMAX theatre, concert stage, ballroom, public art installations, miniature golf course, funhouse maze, beer garden, and Pier Park, a small amusement park set on the upper deck beside the Crystal Gardens. Cultural attractions include the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Chicago Children’s Museum, and Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows. Sightseeing, architecture, and dinner cruises launch from the pier, and during the summer, there are even fireworks. There is, in short, something for everyone. Seasonal festivals range from Tall Ships Chicago, the Inuit Show of Folk & Outsider Art, and Chicago Toy & Game Fair, to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, Winter WonderFest, and Snow Days Chicago. I was in town for the latter two, which were more than enough to keep me busy during my visit. Winter WonderFest is an indoor winter festival, where you can ice skate, toboggan, ride a holiday train or carousel, climb a snowy mountain wall, or stand inside a snow globe…all in the warm comfort of the indoors. Snow Days Chicago requires you to get a little chillier, but you can snowboard, visit with penguins from nearby Shedd Aquarium, or attend the most spectacular attraction, the snow sculpting competition. Chicago is fun to visit anytime, but there’s something especially enchanting about Navy Pier in December. There are holiday lights everywhere, and the pier is jam-packed with restaurants and shops. It’s a perfect place to spend a day relaxing and enjoying the season. Don’t worry too much about making a plan—you’ll find plenty to see and do just wandering around the pier. I will make a plug for the stained glass museum, which was a strange, wonderful glimpse into the old mansions of Chicago, through the art of Louis Comfort Tiffany and other masters. MUSIC CREDIT : https://kontornewmedia.com/en/Goodbye Little Susy - Ethno Music ProjectSound recording Kontor New Media Music On behalf of: AVC We bring new videos every week,so come back and check us out. ▼ ▽ JUST FOUND NEPALI BREWBOY CHANNEL? WATCH THESE. Travel Adventures Vlog : https://goo.gl/rM7EAz Craft Beer Brewing Videos:https://goo.gl/YJ5Zy4 ▼ ▽ SUBSCRIBE TO NEPALI BREWBOY CHANNEL Click Here to Subscribe : https://goo.gl/7LBwdP ▼ ▽ FIND NEPALI BREWBOY ELSEWHERE... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nepalibrewboy/ Google +: https://plus.google.com/+ChuckNyeshan... Instagram: https://instagram.com/nepalibrewboy ▼ ▽ MY YOUTUBE GADJET GO PRO HERO BLACK DJI OSMO CONON G7X MARKII CANON EOS 80D BLUE YETI MICROPHONE ▼ ▽ MORE ABOUT NEPALI BREWBOY CHANNEL OUR BLOG : http://www.brewcraftnepal.com -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Text Comments (19)
CamiloRexGG (15 days ago)
It's a park? I'm in Chicago but idk where to go
Kilroy McSpunk (25 days ago)
Drunk or foreign.
Honor Veterans Radio (1 month ago)
Nancock? Hehehe, its Hancock...
Display Name (2 months ago)
They always ignore how bad the shootings, homicides, murders, drugs, human trafficking, gang violence, drive-by shootings, innocent bystanders hit by random bullets, bicycles hit by cars and big rig trucks mostly on the west side, west of the Loop and south side that is south of the Eisenhower Expressway. And also north of Rogers Park around Howard and Clark and Uptown. https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1C1zMOFEfuvs8yPH8ydvQj5m0_AA&hl=en_US&ll=41.973543391018055%2C-87.58783820762022&z=12
Modern Tribe (4 months ago)
Heyo! Here is my visit to Tallest Tower In North America USA video on **SKY DECK Willis Tower** Chicago https://youtu.be/SLGk3QfJdfc
JustMe76 (5 months ago)
Nancock? Hehehe, its Hancock...
Christie Jo from KY (9 months ago)
Great video! Really enjoyed.
Kow Chai (11 months ago)
Congratulation Chicago for being crowned the No. 1 “most exciting city in the world” for its “outstanding food and bar scene” by British travel magazine Time Out, as of 31 January 2018. clap, clap, clap...
Adrian Ortiz (1 year ago)
I'm going today
Nepali Brewboy (1 year ago)
+Adrian Ortiz have its great place
Sanjay Kedia (1 year ago)
Windy city Chicago!!Love you.
Ashley Salazar (1 year ago)
hi,nice video did u rent a cruise? how much cost? i mean abt the video, i want to see chicago shoreline , not a 2-3-4 day cruise , just a short tour in boat as your video
Nepali Brewboy (1 year ago)
+Ashley Salazar there are quite a few cruise that u can do, http://shorelinesightseeing.com/special-events/ https://www.odysseycruises.com/chicago?src=google&loc=chicago&ad=pier?src=google&loc=chicago&ad=pier&gclid=CjwKEAjwtJzLBRC7z43vr63nr3wSJABjJDgJYxT-mKs0_yif5kQ6dBO005-fNzM3jjYD7m8_jWJ8_BoC7WHw_wcB They have different package , u can use any ranges from $40-100, . Have fun and enjoy
elMehdi Salama (1 year ago)
very nice
Amazing world (1 year ago)
Beautiful Place...!!!
Ivanko Kojcic (2 years ago)
It's a great video. Tnx! I love Chicago.
Modern Tribe (4 months ago)
Heyo! Here is my visit to Tallest Tower In North America USA video on **SKY DECK Willis Tower** Chicago https://youtu.be/SLGk3QfJdfc
Nepali Brewboy (1 year ago)
+7rscan thanks
7rscan (2 years ago)
wow

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