Gold Coast was created by Bernard J. Rosenthal in 1954 for the Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago. Rosenthal referenced the West African Gold Coast, through figures playing drums and carrying water buckets on their heads.
Navigate the New Normal in Downtown Chicago
The “new normal” has been described as unprecedented, surreal, and supremely challenging. Our day-to-day plans and routines have been uprooted. Making time for fun is challenging and subject to new safety guidelines. So, how can we enjoy what’s most familiar in a new way?Read more Read more
Ducks on The Mag Mile
Check out a very special exhibit, Ducks on the Mag Mile presented by Make Corporation, on display this summer. The Magnificent Mile celebrates the power of what people, business, and community can achieve when we promote a unified world for Special Olympics Illinois athletes.Read more Read more
Who was the Founder of Chicago?
When the DuSable Bridge opened on May 14, 1920, it transformed a single dirt-lane road known as Pine Street into The Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago that we know and love today. In fact, the bridge was built right by Chicago's first non-indigenous settlement.Read more Read more