During the spring and fall equinox, the sun sets in line with the east- west streets in Chicago. The phenomenon is known as "Chicagohenge" and it provides some of the most incredible light in the entire city — especially as the sky casts a deep golden glow on the lively streets of Downtown.
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How to get there
N41° 52' 55.6824"W87° 37' 26.8608"
This image was taken on the east sidewalk of N Michigan Ave and E Madison St, looking west toward the L and E Madison St during "Chicagohenge".
By public transportation:
- Closest station: Washington/Wabash (via Brown, Green, Orange, Pink or Purple Lines)
- Head east on E Madison St toward N Garland C
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