Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, a Haitian-born fur trader, is recognized as the founder of the city of Chicago. The statue, created by Erik Blome in 2009, was donated to the Chicago Public Art Collection by Lesley Benodin to commemorate DuSable.
Labor Day on The Mile
As summer comes to a close, check off those last minute bucket list items, and head to The Magnificent Mile! There is no shortage of dining, experiences, or things to do during your three-day weekend. Whether you are visiting for the weekend or live locally, we have rounded up Labor... Read moreRead more
Enter to Win: Marriages on The Mile - Weddings at Wrigley
Enter to Win an once-in-a-lifetime elopement on The Magnificent Mile on September 26, 2021! Marriages on The Mile - Weddings at Wrigley is a free opportunity for up to 50 couples to marry or celebrate a civil union outdoors underneath the iconic Wrigley Building bridge during the large Meet Me on the Mile closed street celebration Michigan Avenue.Read more Read more