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Chicago Board of Trade Building

141 W Jackson Blvd, La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60604-2992
+1 312-435-3590
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An art deco masterpiece, this is the home of many of the city's financial movers and shakers.
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141 W Jackson Blvd, La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60604-2992
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-435-3590
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The building is stunning and lovely to look at. Great location and right by the Willis tower. Would recommend a visit ☺️

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I remember going to this place for high school class. It is very good place to take a tour of this place. I learn so much from this place.

Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Historic landmark with significant architectural and design items. Tour of facility gets you information and sights not available to passerby's. Go when floor is active for a bonus.

Thank JLo5424
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This 1930 45-story skyscraper is one of my favorite Art Deco buildings in the United States. On my trips to Chicago, I make it a point to go take a look at this stylized structure, which stands out among the nearby Neoclassical buildings. I especially...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

A place where history of Chicago and the market is alive. Was here for business but I was lucky to be here and had lunch at the cafe on the first floor.

Thank SShangho
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

It's hard to believe the Chicago Board of Trade was once the tallest building in Chicago. It's only 605 feet, over 800 feet shorter than the Willis Tower. It's still a fine building, a great example of Art Deco. Movie buffs will know this building...More

Thank MrSaturn64
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were walking in the loop and came across a beautiful building with stunning architecture. We walked inside and the lobby is amazing and so beautifully decorated. We didn’t know what else to do there so we just snapped some shots and admired the architecture....More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

You may find this section of the Chicago loop fascinating...full of history and a bounty of mula flowing like wine....but times are changing and who knows...maybe in another 100 years...it will be a museum...a figment of our imagination...because this is how the casino rolls....I mean....our...More

Thank Donna K
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Chicago Board of Trade Building is standing such that it cuts the South La Salle road. The building itself is very artistic and majestically standing in the midst of the financial hub of Chicago. The road leading to this Trade building is also the host...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The board of trade is a stunning example of the power and elegance of the Art Deco style in Chicago. Full of carefully thought out details that reflect the importance of trade and the harvest. Gambling on the price of grain led to the invention...More

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