Navy Pier

Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot (1,010 m) pier on Lake Michigan’s shoreline in Chicago, Illinois, the United States, located in the Near North Side community’s Streeterville neighborhood. Navy Pier, which spans over 50 acres (20 ha) and includes parks, gardens, shops, restaurants, family attractions, and exhibition facilities, is one of the top destinations in the Midwest, attracting nearly nine million visitors each year. It is the second-most visited tourist attraction in Chicago and one of the most visited attractions in the entire Midwest.

Navy Pier opened to the public on July 15, 1916.  The pier, originally known as the “Municipal Pier,” was built by Charles Sumner Frost, a nationally known architect, with a design based on Daniel Burnham and Edward H. Bennett’s 1909 Plan of Chicago. Its original purpose was to serve as a dock for freight, passenger traffic, and indoor and outdoor recreation; it hosted events such as expositions and pageants. People love to go Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Alexi Senior LIving is best for your loved ones situated in Chicago; you can call them at  815-534-5389.

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