North Michigan Avenue, also known as The Magnificent Mile, is located in the heart of Chicago and stretches 13 blocks. It is one of the most sought-after commercial, residential, cultural and tourist destinations in the world.The district is made up of premier retailers, boutiques, world-class restaurants, popular attractions, award-winning hotels, beautiful residences, landmark architecture, and esteemed education and medical facilities. Locals and tourists alike flock to the Mag Mile for New Year’s Eve, 4th of July, Christmas and St. Patrick’s among the many other holidays to celebrate in style.
The boundaries extend north to North Avenue; south to Randolph Street; east to Lake Michigan; and west to the Chicago River. For those interested in this district’s history, learn about key events that shaped Chicago’s Magnificent Mile
The neighborhood's most famous monuments, the Historic Water Tower and Pumping Station, are among the oldest structures in Chicago and stand as reminders of the city's rebirth after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. If sightseeing makes you hungry stop by one of these great restaurants or pick up a snack at one of the three Garrett Popcorn Shops on the Magnificent Mile. We suggest the Garrett Mix, a world-famous combo of cheddar and caramel and thank us later.