City life: Chicago

An extensive post-millennial facelift turned Chicago into one of the world's most dazzling cities. But in the original home of the Yuppie, change has become a way of life

I heart my city: Chicago

As part of our March cover story, we asked a selection of writers from around the globe which cities have stolen their hearts

Don't miss: Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial, with its focus on young firms, is a magnet for anyone interested in design in the Windy City

Chicago: Sky high

Less is more’ was Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's mantra. He was clearly referring to the decor, not the scale. Because, as one of the most famous architects of the modern age got older, he built bigger.

Chicago: The Art of Seduction

The Windy City can't help but seduce you, whether glaring into Millennium Park's gleaming Cloud Gate, dabbling in its molecular gastronomy scene or taking in a legendary blues bar. Just don't forget to look up