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NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT: WEST LOOP

DISCOVER THE NEIGHBORHOOD.
EXPLORE THE CITY. 

THE WEST LOOP IS ONE OF THE CITY’S MOST EXCITING DINING DESTINATIONS.

Whether you want upscale fine dining or local favorites like Chicago-style pizza and hot dogs, you’re sure to find somewhere delicious to eat in the West Loop. The neighborhood is a former meat-packing district that’s now home to trendy restaurants, large family-owned grocery stores, and hidden ramen joints.

With so many fun spots to explore, this neighborhood is an ideal weekend escape from the city. Between meals, you can explore the West Loop's art galleries, cool shops, and boutique hotels

BEST FAMILY PLACES TO VISIT IN WEST LOOP

Looking for Chicago kid-friendly attractions? We've got you covered with kid-friendly photography spots, weekend recommendations, and adorable photo shoots.

Here are some of our favorite spots:

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It features exhibits on Greek heritage, including folk costumes and folkloric art objects, as well as portraits of Greeks who helped shape our city’s history. 

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One of Chicago's more unique parks, its open spaces are perfect for playing games, running around and having fun with your family.

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A cultural hub that reimagines the traditional museum experience through immersive, interactive exhibitions.

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 From cozy reading nooks to a dedicated children's section, Open Books invites customers to sit and stay awhile.

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With its beautiful landscaping, numerous athletic courts, and a dazzling swimming pool, Union Park is a great destination for Chicagoans year-round.

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 Kavi Gupta Gallery exhibits the work of emerging and mid-career artists, presenting new contemporary art in an intimate context. 

BEST PET PLACES TO VISIT IN WEST LOOP

Looking for pet-friendly areas in Chicago? We know the best dog parks and Chicago's best urban spots for your four-legged friend.

Here are some of our favorite spots:

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The perfect place to hang out with your dog, grab some ice-cold beer or one of our creative cocktails, and play games with friends!

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With a 2-story space, a trendy bar and patio, and dog-friendly atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to build relationships between friends.

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Good for a casual meal, Jefferson Tap & Grille offers a cozy bi-level space with a dog-friendly patio.

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You can enjoy the beautiful scenery with your favorite pet, or just hang out with them and catch up on the day's events.

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Whether you want to find a new friend for your pet or just let him run off some steam in our dog park, 569 Bark Park is the place.

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Though people usually come for the delicious New American food, PB&J is a dog-friendly spot where it all starts with a bone!

Aaron Gang Photography is a Chicago-based photography studio located at 1016 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622. We provide photography for families, pets, businesses, professionals and actors in our studio and in surrounding areas just like West Loop. Check out the full list of Chicago neighborhoods we provide photography services to.