There are few cities in the world quite like Chicago.
“It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago,” Mark Twain wrote. “She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.”
A world-class city whose history is rooted in innovation and creation, Chicago is a crossroads of business, research, culture, education, and entertainment — all perfectly framed by iconic architecture and Lake Michigan’s cerulean coastline.
With one of the most diversified and balanced economies in the world, Chicago is an international hub for finance, culture, commerce, industry, education, telecommunications, and transportation.
Chicago’s resources run deep, and they are right on our doorstep: