Downtown at your doorstep.

Find everything you need in the neighborhood.

Head to River North for a Stylish, Urban Escape

In a city known for its neighborhoods, River North stands out. You’ll find chic galleries, buzzworthy restaurants and vibrant nightlife in this hub for arts and entertainment. The best shopping in Chicago is minutes away at The Magnificent Mile, and the Loop business district is just across the river. For fresh air and greenspace, take a stroll by the riverside. When you’re ready to explore the rest of Chicago, hop on one of the nearby transit options. LEVEL is conveniently located close to Brown Line Station and the 66 Bus Route. From River North, discover all that Chicago has to offer.

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Family Fun

The Museum of Science and Industry

The largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere! Housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 World’s Fair. Experience 14 acres of hands-on exhibits, including the chance to stand before a 40-foot tornado; climbing aboard a World War II German submarine; and taking a run in a human-sized hamster wheel.

msichicago.org

Lincoln Park Zoo

Established in 1868, this 35-acre, beautifully landscaped zoo is one of America's last free-admission zoos. The Great Ape House has one of the best assemblages of gorillas and chimpanzees in the world.

lpzoo.org

Shedd Aquarium

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Shedd Aquarium brings you eye-to-eye with more than 32,000 aquatic animals - from whales to snails, tarantulas to turtles, angelfish to zebra sharks!

sheddaquarium.org

Chicago Architecture Foundation

A nonprofit cultural organization with tours, exhibitions, programs and events for all ages. View the 1,000-building scale model of Chicago, participate in a fun LEGO® building event, and choose from 85 tours by boat, walking, bus, or even L train.

architecture.org

The Magic Parlour

An intimate evening of classic magic and mind-reading performances

themagicparlourchicago.com
The Foodie

Galleria Market

Trendy neighborhood shop offering high-end European & American dry goods as well as deli sandwiches.

galleriamarketchicago.com

Whole Foods

An American supermarket chain exclusively featuring foods without artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats.

wholefoodsmarket.com

Thalia Sushi Bistro & Lounge

A broad range of Asian eats & exotic cocktails in a hip, industrial-chic setting.

thaliasushi.com

Zed451

All-you-can-eat spot with an upscale soup/salad bar & meats sliced tableside in a sleek space.

zed451.com

Café Iberico

Tapas & other Spanish plates in a huge, group-friendly space with a buzzy vibe.

cafeiberico.com

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

Trendy, bustling restaurant with an upscale-urban vibe & a creative take on Japanese cuisine.

eatatunion.com

The Franklin Room

Creative, wide-ranging American menu & brown booze, sake & tons of beers in a subterranean space.

franklinroom.com

The Boarding House

Cellar lounge, 1st-floor bar & upstairs fine-dining restaurant with a menu of upscale American fare.

boardinghousechicago.com

Prosecco

Classic, high-end Italian dishes in a romantic, art-filled dining room that reminds of Venice.

prosecco.us.com

GT Prime

Edgy-chic steakhouse featuring mixed grill options & creative small plates, plus cocktails & wines.

gtprimerestaurant.com

Yolk River North

Cafe chain serving creative breakfast dishes & sandwiches in a cheery, contemporary atmosphere.

eatyolk.com

Kiki’s Bistro

Longtime standby for classic French bistro fare in a quaint setting with a bar.

kikisbistro.com

Farmhouse

Funky farm-themed hangout with salvaged decor serving American comfort food, regional beers & wines.

farmhousechicago.com

Club Lago

Northern Italian spot serving traditional east & a full bar in a retro tavern setting since 1952

clublago.com

Nacional 27

nacional27chicago.com

Bernie’s Lunch & Supper

Lofty, stylish destination for chef-driven Mediterranean fare and artisanal cocktails.

bernieslunchandsupper.com

Erie Café

Steakhouse offering prime meats amid cedar & brick décor, with riverside seating in the summer.

eriecafe.com

Goddess and Grocer

Enjoy gourmet food and desserts at this local deli, sandwich shop, and bakery. They also cater!

goddessandgrocer.com
Nightlife

Underground

People-watching & late-night dancing to club music take center stage at this underground hot spot.

theundergroundchicago.com

Underground Wonder Bar

Tiny late-night cocktail lounge & music venue featuring jazz, funk, reggae, rock & more.

undergroundwonderbar.com

Lite Chicago Night Club

Standard nightclub with a dress code, dance parties & event nights in a lively ambiance.

litechicago.com

Soundbar

This vast River North nightclub offers multiple bars & DJs spinning a mix of tunes.

sound-bar.com

Spybar

Basement dance club where DJs spin electronic, techno & house music.

spybarchicago.com
Shopaholic

The LBD, Etc.

“The Little Black Dress, ETC” – a premier clothing boutique featuring the latest fashion trends

littleblackdresschicago.com

Nordstrom

High-end retailer offering clothing, jewelry, dresses, makeup and more from top brands.

shop.nordstrom.com

Bloomingdale’s

Department store founded in 1872, offering a wide selection of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing and accessories.

bloomingdales.com

Water Tower Place

Shop the brands you love at the best mall in Chicago!

shopwatertower.com

Tiffany & Co

Luxury American retailer known for fine jewelry, china & silver, plus wedding registry.

tiffany.com

Giorgio Armani Boutique

Fashion retailer selling high-end apparel & accessories from the namesake designer.

armani.com

Anthropologie

Unique collection of women’s clothing, accessories, home décor, furniture, and gifts.

anthropologie.com

Banana Republic

Modern Apparel, Handbags, Shoes, and Accessories.

bananarepublic.com

Ralph Lauren

Stylish apparel for men, women, and children, as well as home décor.

ralphlauren.com

Saks Fifth Avenue

Posh department store chain carrying designer apparel, shoes & accessories, plus home goods & more.

saksfifthavenue.com

Trunk Club

Personal stylists assist customers in choosing designer casualwear at this upscale outfitter.

trunkclub.com

Luminaire

Airy, loftlike showroom displaying modern designer furniture, lighting & accessories.

luminaire.com
Art + Culture

Staying Level Location

Designed for long stays that won't feel that way.

stayinglevel.com

Chicago Cultural Center

The stunning landmark building, opened in 1897 as the city's first public library, is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, and annually presents hundreds of free cultural exhibits and performances.

cityofchicago.org

The Art Institute of Chicago

Experience the greatest Impressionist collection outside Paris, and view contemporary masterpieces in the spectacular Modern Wing. Stand before classics, and travel the globe through galleries devoted to the art of ancient Greece, Japan, Africa, and the Americas.

artic.edu

The Field Museum

One of America's premier natural history museums, the Field's "Live over Time" exhibit now houses "Sue," the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.

fieldmuseum.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

In collaboration with the best conductors and guest artists on the international music scene, the CSO performs well over one hundred concerts each year at its downtown home, Symphony Center and at the Ravinia Festival on Chicago's North Shore

cso.org
Quintessential Chicago

Cloud Gate

A Chicago must-see, Cloud Gate is a public sculpture, otherwise known as “The Bean”, designed by Sir Anish Kapoor, situated in the center of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park.

cityofchicago.org

The Magnificent Mile

A spectacular showcase of style, flavor, entertainment, and fun - with endless shopping, international cuisine, lively entertainment, majestic architecture and natural beauty.

themagnificentmile.com

Skydeck Chicago

Enjoy 360-degree views spanning up to 50 miles and 4 states, as well as the most spectacular view - 1,353 feet straight down!

theskydeck.com

360 Chicago Observation Deck

Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, 360 CHICAGO offers breathtaking views of Chicago’s skyline, the lakefront and four neighboring states. It’s also home to TILT – Chicago’s highest thrill ride!

360chicago.com
Sports Enthusiast

Chicago Blackhawks

Catch a game with one of the NHL’s premier hockey teams.

nhl.com/blackhawks

Chicago Bears

Football fever is in full swing!

chicagobears.com

Chicago Bulls

Watch the professionals slam dunk in the United Center.

nba.com/bulls/

Chicago Cubs

A rite of passage for any classic sports fan. Catch a Cubs game on their iconic Wrigley Field!

mlb.com/cubs/
Outdoor Adventurer

Montgomery Park

This park along the river features children's play equipment & an area for dogs, with one of the best views in Chicago.

chicagoparkdistrict.com

Millennium Park

Three square blocks of open lakefront, complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor music pavilion and ice skating rink

cityofchicago.org

Bobby’s Bike Hike Chicago

Enjoy signature guided bicycle tours, year-round walking tours, and delicious food and culture tours.

bobbysbikehike.com

First Lady Cruises

Take in Chicago's world renowned city architecture in style, class and comfort with this 90-minute river cruise.

cruisechicago.com