The Loop is the central business district of , bounded by the Chicago River to the north and west, Harrison Street to the south, and Lake Michigan to the east.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourism location
The Chicago "L" is the rapid transit system serving the city of and some of its surrounding suburbs in the U.S. state of . Photo: lazytom, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a public located in the Loop community area of in Illinois operated by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and managed by MB Real Estate.

Commercial building
The is a 108-story, 1,450-foot skyscraper in . Photo: Dschwen, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Historic building
The is a 16-story skyscraper located at 53 West Jackson Boulevard in the south Loop area of . Photo: DS1953, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

is the home of the blues and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the idea of the skyscraper. Photo: Raymonst, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the shop-and-awe center of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The Magnificent Mile, sometimes referred to as The Mag Mile, is an upscale section of , running from the to Oak Street in the . Photo: Bert Kaufmann, CC BY 2.0.


41.8816° or 41° 52' 53.8" north
-87.6295° or 87° 37' 46" west
Open Location Code
607 feet (185 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2472324564
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Chicago Loop
  • Armenian: Չիկագո Լուփ
  • Bengali: শিকাগো লুপ
  • Catalan: The Loop
  • Cebuano: Chicago Loop
  • Chinese: 卢普区
  • Chinese: 洛普區
  • Chinese: 路普區
  • Czech: Chicago Loop
  • Dutch: Chicago Loop
  • Dutch: Loop
  • English: Chicago Loop
  • English: Community Area 32
  • English: Downtown Chicago
  • English: Loop (Chicago)
  • English: Loop, Chicago
  • English: The Loop (Chicago)
  • English: The Loop, Chicago
  • English: The Loop
  • French: Downtown Chicago
  • French: Loop
  • German: Chicago Loop
  • German: Loop
  • Hebrew: אזור הלופ
  • Hebrew: הלופ
  • Hebrew: הלופ של שיקגו
  • Hebrew: לופ
  • Indonesian: Chicago Loop
  • Italian: Chicago Loop
  • Japanese: サウスループ
  • Japanese: シカゴ・ループ
  • Japanese: ダウンタウン
  • Korean: 시카고 루프
  • Occitan (post 1500): The Loop
  • Persian: شیکاگو لوپ
  • Portuguese: Loop
  • Russian: Луп
  • Russian: Чикаго-Луп
  • Russian: Чикаго Луп
  • Slovak: Chicago Loop
  • South Azerbaijani: چیکاقو لوپ
  • Spanish: Chicago Loop
  • Turkish: Chicago Loop
  • Waray (Philippines): Chicago Loop
  • Western Frisian: Chicago Loop

Other Places Named Loop

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  • Locality in County Clare, Ireland
  • Hamlet in Pennsylvania, United States
  • Hamlet in West Virginia, United States
  • Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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