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Azeeza Khan's City Guide

Chicago's First Lady

Photo: Courtesy of Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
Photo: Courtesy of Chicago’s First Lady Cruises

“This tour takes you through the heart of the city via the Chicago River and highlights the architectural gems of the city including the Mies van der Rohes. This is a perfect way to take in the city in fully.” -Azeeza Khan

Address
112 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Contact
847.358.1330
http://www.cruisechicago.com/

Davis Imperial Cleaners

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“Not only do they offer pick-up and drop-off for items at no extra charge, Davis Imperial Cleaners also gives a full condition report and takes photos promptly upon receiving a garment.” -Azeeza Khan

Address
3325 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60659
Contact
773.267.4560
http://davisimperial.com/

Chuan Spa at the Langham Hotel

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“Voted best spa in the nation, The Chuan Spa is a super serene universe. With room names like the “Dream Room,” you can only imagine the experience.” Azeeza Khan

What To Wear To Chuan Spa at the Langham Hotel


Equinox Gold Coast

Equinox

“This is my favorite gym and Kanye mentions it best in his new song ‘Highlights.'” -Azeeza Khan

Address
900 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Contact
312.254.2500
https://www.equinox.com/clubs/chicago/goldcoast

Museum of Modern Contemporary Art Chicago

MCA Building exterior at night. / Photographed by Peter McCullough / Photo: Courtesy of MCA Chicago
MCA Building exterior at night. / Photographed by Peter McCullough / Photo: Courtesy of MCA Chicago

“The only museum in the nation to host the ‘David Bowie Is’ exhibit which offers a glimpse at the ‘it’ factor the museum holds. Murakami Jellyfish wallpaper is in their cafeteria and they hold thought-provoking modern art. It’s a must visit while in Chicago.” -Azeeza Khan

Address
220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Contact
312.280.2660
https://mcachicago.org/Home

What To Wear To Museum of Modern Contemporary Art Chicago


Brooks Shoe Service

Photographed by Charlie Simokaitis
Photographed by Charlie Simokaitis

“Brooks Shoe Service has great workmanship and pays attention to detail. They are also wonderful for bag cleaning and restoration.” -Azeeza Khan

Address
29 E Madison St Suite 610, Chicago, IL 60602
Contact
312.704.6805
http://www.brooksshoeservice.com/

DreamDry at the Waldorf Astoria

DREAMDRY

“My secret go-to place for an effortless, non-coifed blow out. They are also super efficient as I am in and out within a half hour—although with access to the Waldorf Spa Lounge, my visits likely go into overtime.” -Azeeza Khan

Address
11 E Walton St, Chicago, IL 60611
Contact
312.646.1310
http://dreamdry.com/

Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond

Photo: Courtesy of Todd Rosenberg Photography
Photo: Courtesy of Todd Rosenberg Photography

“The most romantic garden/pond, with ivy trellis and a quaint little bridge. I highly recommend taking a paddle boat onto the pond for a scenic activity.” -Azeeza Khan

Address
2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614
Contact
312.742.2000
http://www.lpzoo.org/exhibit/hope-b-mccormick-swan-pond

What To Wear To Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond


Chicago Cultural Center

Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center / Photo: Courtesy of City of Chicago
Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center / Photo: Courtesy of City of Chicago

“Chicago’s own palace houses the world’s largest Tiffany glass dome—I was actually married under it, in fact.” -Azeeza Khan


Big Star

Photographed by Edouard Pierre
Photographed by Edouard Pierre

“Big Star is a super low key, taco joint with an unassuming scene.” -Azeeza Khan

Address
1531 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Contact
773.235.4039
http://bigstarchicago.com/

Mario Tricoci

Photographed by Glenn Kaupert
Photographed by Glenn Kaupert

“The one-stop luxury salon destination for hair, face, nails, wax, facials, you name it—they cover and excel at services.” -Azeeza Kan

Address
900 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Contact
847.202.1900
http://www.tricoci.com/