I want to visit Chicago in the summer and was wondering is the downtown area similar to NYC?

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    It depends on your location:
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    Just be really damn careful around some of the events that are scheduled.
     
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    Chicago to me is more like Philly than New Yawk. But if you're talking downtowns, meh --- they're all the same, no character in high rise buildings.

    Mainly the difference is Manhattan is laid out all nice and rectangular with right angles on the major streets so it's hard to get lost or not have a sense of where you're going. Chicago isn't laid out like that, nor are most cities. It's laid out along a Lake so it's kind of elongated.

    I grew to like the place after several visits. Get to Wrigley Field, if you can get in. And don't forget to sample deep dish pizza.
     
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    Oh and it deserves to be said - NY pizza, particalarly Brooklyn >>>>> Chicago pizza.
     
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    Chicago pizza hands down.
     
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    Blasphemy
     
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    Why is Chicago more like Philly?
     
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    I just don't think you have had it. Everyone knows when eating Chicago pizza the angels sing, the heavens open up and light shines down.

    Fact.
     
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    You get fat too. But what a way to go. :rock:
     
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    Chicago is known for deep dish pizza and that type of pizza taste like greasy ass
     
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    Because it's old and neighborhoody and blue collar. And it has an El.
     
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