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Address: 1116 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone Number: 773-702-8650

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Loved the campus

did a walking tour of the campus. Loved the buildings and open spaces. The whole area had a unique vibe to it. Similar to old university campuses in europe but a lot bigger... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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Delhi, in, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

did a walking tour of the campus. Loved the buildings and open spaces. The whole area had a unique vibe to it. Similar to old university campuses in europe but a lot bigger, better and busier.

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PBG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife is in the University of Chicago Center for Care an Discovery (Hospital). It's been over a week and I have had the opportunity to sample many things on the 7th fl. food service menu. I have found the food and beverages very pleasing. There are many healthy choices. It is a food service that one could easily enjoy... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Did you know that the first atomic sustained reaction took place at the University of Chicago under what is now the Graduate Library? Not only can you visit the exact location of this historic milestone, you can also look at the memorabilia associated with the atomic work in the university archives. It is a beautiful campus with rich history.

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

You can't beat this campus. Absolutely beautiful even in the pouring rain. Don't miss Rockerfeller Chapel. There is a $3 suggested fee but there wasno one there to collect it when we were there. Stunning and the pictures don't do it justice. The students on campus were very friendly and helpful. Spend some time just wondering around the campus. You'll... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had to park near the University because that was the closest parking spot available to the Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House. We fell in love with the campus! It was very very cold or we would have spent more time exploring the beautiful buildings.

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The second museum campus in Chicago is at the esteemed University of Chicago. The Oriental Museum, the DuSable Museum of African American History, and the Smart Museum are all worthwhile to visit. The gothic Rockefeller Chapel and Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House are architectural gems.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

U of C is one of the best schools in the world. The campus is beautiful and classic in every way. Take a tour of the Quad and you will see what I mean.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

As an academician I love to visit the seats of Higher learning.. After a visit to Oriental museum we moved in the university campus and visited the faculty buildings of Economics, Law, Management and so on. I had an opportunity to inter act with few Graduate students and learnt the university offers a course in oriental and Sanskrit study also.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I love walking through this campus in the late spring, beautiful buildings. It is similar to Oxford University, but you don't have to pay.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have a hobby of visiting college campuses, and I loved this one. It has gorgeous plantings. The main quad and the chapel are beautiful. Check out the Oriental Museum and the campus book store.

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