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Officially known as the City of Chicago, this city is the third most populous city in the United States. Chicago has been widely described as the birthplace of the skyscraper and described as perhaps the most influential architectural city of the 20th century. Chicago is a trendsetter; it saw the creation of the first standardized futures contracts at the Chicago Board of Trade which today now accounts for 20% of all volume in commodities and financial futures.
The city is an international hub for industry, commerce, finance, telecommunications and transportation. As a major transport hub, O’Hare International Airport is one of the busiest in the world while the city has the highest number of US highways and railroad freights.
Chicago has been described as a model for economic diversification making the city attractive to several investments. Chicago is also a top destination for tourism; it is the second most visited city in the United States with tens of millions of visitors entering the city annually.
The city is also home to several landmarks that include the Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Navy Pier, Lincoln Park Zoo, the Willis (Sears) Tower and Museum Campus.
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