Soldier FieldChicago Bears
Some would say that Soldier Field is the oldest NFL stadium and some would say it’s one of the newer stadiums. The original stadium opened in 1924 and was called Municipal Grant Park Stadium. It closed January 2002 - September 2003 for renovations. The historical Greek colonnades and the outside exterior shell were reserved with the rest of the stadium being demolished. The “new” Soldier Field reopened in 2003.
Changing the name to Soldier Field in 1925, the stadium serves as a memorial to the fallen soldiers of the past wars. The formal dedication took place in 1926 during the Army vs Navy game.
The Chicago Bears made the move from Wrigley Field in 1971 making it their home. The field has been natural grass for the better part of its existence except for a six year period (1971-1987) when it was Astroturf. The capacity of the stadium is 61,500.
- Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Drive Chicago, IL 60605
Call at (312) 235-7000
- City of Chicago
- Holabird & Roche
- Municipal Grant Park Stadium
- Throughout facility
Surrounding Stadium - General
- 31st Street McCormick Place Lot B and the Adler Planetarium Lots only.
- Throughout facility
- All bags are subject to search
- Permitted. 12x12x12 inches max.
Hilton Chicago720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605
Phone no: 312-922-4400
The Hilton Chicago hotel is a landmark downtown Chicago, IL hotel located on the "Cultural Michigan Avenue Mile" overlooking Grant Park, Lake Michigan, and Museum Campus.
Renaissance Blackstone Chicago636 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60605
Phone no: 312-447-0955
Discover The Blackstone Renaissance, a downtown Chicago luxury hotel near Grant Park. This downtown Chicago hotel has been a favorite of movie stars, sports legends, royalty and presidents since 1910.
Palmer House Hilton17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, 60603
Phone no: 312-726-7500
The original, and still among the very best, of the Chicago luxury hotels, Palmer House Hilton literally shines due to the ongoing restoration.
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria805 S State St, Chicago, IL, 60605
Phone no: 312-786-1000
Among other things, Chicago is known for its art, architecture, old-time gangsters, Wrigley Field, da Bears, da Bulls and of late President Barack Obama, but perhaps the greatest cultural contribution of the city is the Chicago-style pizza. Lou Malnati, u
Park Grill11 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60602
Phone no: 312-957-8259
Located in the heart of Chicago's world famous Millennium Park,Park Grill features Classic American cuisine with an emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients.
Miller's Pub134 S Wabash Ave , Chicago, IL, 60603
Phone no: 312-263-4988
A boisterous crowd of out-of-towners and city regulars gather to nosh and watch sports on TV at this Loop hangout. The kitchen serves a blend of Greek, Italian and Midwest meat-and-potato dishes, all served hot, fast and in generous quantities.