The Heroes & Villains

Explore the Loop

The Heroes & Villains

Explore the stories of Chicago's Loop in this interactive photo and video tour of the famous buildings, landmarks, architects, art, heroes and villains, and lost treasures that make the city great. Click on the markers below to reveal map pins that will take you to the points of interest. Or, explore by using the directory below.

Ferdinand Peck
Edward J. Sparling
Marshall Field
Richard J. Daley
Richard Nickel
William Bross
Mrs. O’Leary & her cow
Potter & Bertha Palmer
Charles Tyson Yerkes
Ira Couch
Madelyn La Salle

Chicago Model City, courtesy of the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Photo credit: Bill Richert

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