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Underground Pedway System Chicago – Everything you Need to Know

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Part of thriving within an urban setting is discovering crazy, mind blowing factoids about the city that you call home. Urban Splatter is only scratching the surface of what this world’s urban development has to offer to you. So get off the computer and start discovering! Well actually first read this article.

You might be wondering what a pedway system is (so cliche). A pedway system is an underground series of tunnels for people to walk on. Sounds spooooky, right? If you are in Chicago any time soon you should check out these tunnels. They are free to walk through and include shops, restaurants and even public art for you artsy people (me). If you are a lazy American you can even get a segway tour, don’t feel judged, I am probably going to do that soon. I have always lived near Chicago, I go there every few weeks and yet I have never came across what seems to be a secret passage underground. Or perhaps I am just living under a rock. It is located in the business district and spans 40 blocks. It is also near Millennium Park.

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If you are planning on observing Chicago’s fantastic architecture then you should focus on the above-ground beauty. You can actually see the original entrance to some historic buildings that are now underground, pretty mind-blowing.

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By the way, if you have already been within the Pedway of Chicago please feel comfortable to share your experience with a comment, we want to know!

If you need detailed maps click here

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So now what? Well you can start by entering one of these entrances, don’t worry you can also exit through any of these. Brought to you by Wikipedia.

Points of entry and exit for the Pedway include:

  • One North Dearborn Street
  • One North State Street
  • 2 North Riverside Plaza
  • One Prudential Plaza (130 East Randolph Street)
  • Two First National Plaza
  • Two Prudential Plaza (180 North Stetson Avenue)
  • Three First National Plaza (70 West Madison Street)
  • 25 East Washington Street
  • 77 West Wacker Drive
  • 120 North LaSalle
  • 139 North Wabash Avenue
  • 200 North Dearborn Apartments
  • 201 North Clark Street
  • 203 North LaSalle Street
  • 303 East Wacker Drive
  • Aon Center (200 East Randolph Street)
  • Aqua
  • Block 37 shopping mall at 108 North State Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower (300 East Randolph Street)
  • Boulevard Towers
  • Chase Tower
  • City Hall/County Building
  • Chicago Cultural Center (formerly main library & GAR memorial)
  • Chicago Title and Trust Center (181 North Clark Street)
  • Columbus Plaza
  • Richard J. Daley Bicentennial Plaza
  • Richard J. Daley Center (50 West Washington Street)
  • In front of the Dirksen Federal Building (interior not connected) (219 South Dearborn Street)
  • George W. Dunne Cook County Administration Building (69 West Washington Street)
  • Fairmont Hotel Chicago
  • Grant Park underground parking garages
  • The Heritage at Millennium Park (130 North Garland Court)
  • Hyatt Regency Hotel
  • Illinois Center
  • Lake CTA Red Line station
  • Leo Burnett Building (35 West Wacker Drive)
  • Macy’s in the Marshall Field and Company Building
  • Millennium Park
  • Ogilvie Transportation Center (500 West Madison Street)
  • Millennium Station (formerly Randolph Street Terminal)
  • Park Millennium
  • Jay Pritzker Pavilion
  • Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel (formerly Stouffer Riviere)
  • 150 North Michigan Avenue
  • The Sporting Club at Illinois Center
  • Swissôtel Chicago
  • James R. Thompson Center (100 West Randolph)
  • Washington CTA Blue Line station
  • Washington CTA Red Line station (closed indefinitely)

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  1. Getting out at Union Station was literally sucfifatong and almost gave me an anxiety attack. I also had to walk the entire length of the train and the hot fumes killed me. Awful! I can’t wait for this heat wave to go away

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