Chicago's Michigan Avenue Postcard
A view along Lake Shore Drive heading north to Michigan Avenue. Michigan Avenue is a major north-south street in Chicago which runs at 100 east (except for one private block that runs at 125 east) south of the Chicago River and at 132 East north of the river from 12628 south to 950 north in the Chicago street address system. As the home of the Chicago Water Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, and the Magnificent Mile, it is a street well known to Chicago natives as well as tourists to the city. Michigan Avenue also is the main commercial street of Streeterville. It includes all of the Michigan Boulevard Historic District and most of the Michigan–Wacker Historic District, including the scenic urban space anchored by the Michigan Avenue Bridge. The most prominent building visible in this shot is the John Hancock Centre.
The John Hancock Centre at 875 North Michigan Avenue in the Streeterville area of Chicago is a 100-story, 1,127-foot tall skyscraper. It is located in the heart of Michigan Avenue and is a prime tourist hotspot in Chicago housing the famous 95th floor Signature Room.
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