The Loop is a vibrant area featuring eclectic eateries, shops, theaters and parks. Comprised mostly of high-rises, it’s also home to the 108-story Willis Tower. The iconic “Cloud Gate” sculpture sits in Millennium Park. Grant Park features the large, rococo-style Buckingham Fountain and the renowned Art Institute of Chicago,
The Loop is bounded by Lake Street (north), Wabash Avenue (east), Van Buren Street (south), and Wells Street (west). … The term Loop is now sometimes used to refer to downtown Chicago generally, particularly the area enclosed by the Chicago River, Michigan Avenue, and Congress Parkway.