A Girl's Guide to Favorite Movies That Were Filmed in Chicago

  • Risky Business (1983)

  • Drake Hotel (140 East Walton Place)

  • Lana's apartment building (14 W. Elm Street/great neighborhood to walk around and see all the historic homes)

  • Belmont Harbor

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

  • Sear Tower/Willis Tower Skydeck

  • Wrigley Field

  • Art Institute of Chicago

  • ‘Chez Quis’, the posh restaurant (fake) (22 West Schiller Street in the Gold Coast/great neighborhood to walk around and see all the historic homes)

  • Calder's Flamingo (50 W Adams Street)

  • She's Having a Baby (1988)

  • The Field Museum

  • The Castle (632 N. Dearborn Street)

  • About Last Night (1986)

  • Wrigley Field

  • North Avenue Beach

  • Grant Park

  • Kelly's Pub (949 W. Webster Avenue in Lincoln Park)

  • National Lampoons' Christmas Vacation (1989)

  • Marshall Fields on State Street (Now Macy's on State Street, 111 N State St)

  • Curly Sue (1991)

  • Marshall Fields on State Street (Now Macy's on State Street, 111 N State St)

  • Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago (163 East Walton Place)

  • Sleepless In Seattle (1993)

  • Wrigley Field

  • The Wrigley Building (400-410 N. Michigan Avenue)

  • Primal Fear (1996)

  • Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Avenue)

  • Michigan Avenue stairs down to the Chicago Riverwalk

  • My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

  • Charlie Trotter’s/Closed but a cute boutique area to explore (816 West Armitage Avenue)

  • Dress Shop (727 N. Rush Street) close to the The Peninsula Hotel

  • Sox Game at Guaranteed Rate Field

  • Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Avenue)

  • Marshall Fields on State Street (Now Macy's on State Street, 111 N State St)

  • Drake Hotel (140 East Walton Place)

  • The Architecture Boat Cruise on the Chicago River

  • Union Station (225 S Canal Street)

  • Fourth Presbyterian Church (on Michigan Avenue at East Chestnut Street)

  • Kissing A Fool (1997)

  • Wrigley Field

  • South Pond by Lincoln Park Zoo

  • The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge (4802 N. Broadway St, Uptown)

  • Return to Me (2000)

  • Lincoln Park Zoo

  • Twin Anchors Restaurant And Tavern (1655 N. Sedgwick Street)

  • Buckingham Fountain

  • What Women Want (2000)

  • North Michigan Avenue (at Michigan and Chicago Ave and Michigan and Superior)

  • Marshall Fields on State Street (Now Macy's on State Street, 111 N. State St)

  • North Avenue Beach

  • Saks Fifth Avenue (700 N. Michigan Avenue)

  • Drake Hotel (140 East Walton Place)

  • Save the Last Dance (2000)

  • Chicago Theater (175 N. State Street)

  • Chicago Riverwalk (between Clark Street And Dearborn Street)

  • High Fidelity (2000)

  • The Art Institute

  • Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport Avenue, Southport)

  • The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge (4802 N. Broadway St, Uptown)

  • Derailed (2005)

  • Chicago Union Station (225 S. Canal St)

  • Millennium Park

  • Lake Hotel(fake)/18 E. Elm Street/great neighborhood to walk around and see all the historic homes)

  • The Break-Up (2006)

  • Wrigley Field

  • Chicago Double Decker Bus tour

  • The Art Gallery (543 N. Michigan Avenue)

  • North Avenue Beach

  • Smith And Wollensky Steakhouse (318 N. State Street)

  • Pilsen's Skylark (2149 S. Halsted Street, Pilsen)

  • Millennium Park

  • Riviera Theater (4746 N Racine Ave, Uptown)

  • 843 W. Armitage Avenue (a cute boutique area to explore), Lincoln Park (location at end of movie)

  • The Dilemma (2010)

  • The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge (4802 N. Broadway St, Uptown)

  • Garfield Park Conservatory, the Fern Room (300 N. Central Park Avenue)

  • United Center (1901 W. Madison Street)

  • Golden House Restaurant And Pancake House (4744 N. Broadway, Uptown)

  • Smith And Wollensky Steakhouse (318 N. State Street)

  • The Vow (2012)

  • Millennium Park

  • The Art Institute

  • * Please note this list is based on movies that girls love and the locations listed are places that you can still currently visit today .

  • For more about this movie guide head to the Girl's Guide Chicago blog http://girlsguidechicago.com/a-girls-guide-to-favorite-movies-that-were-filmed-in-chicago/

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