Chicago City Streets Push Pin Map Wall Art

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Chicago Push Pin Framed Wall Art

Beautiful framed push pin map displays the unique network of the loop, city streets, Chicago River, suburbs, and Lake Michigan around Chicago.  This impressive map has an abstract quality and reveals the patterns in the layout of the city. The fun artwork is a delight to explore! Buy any 2 Push Pin City Maps get 1 free!

Includes:

  • Case of 500 Map Pins
  • Mounted Map on Pin Board
  • Beautifully Framed: 100% Crafted in the USA High Quality Frames
  • Hanging Hardware and ready to enjoy
  • Heavy-duty packaging and shipped in very large boxes to your doorstep. Shipping is covered with your order (in the continental USA.)

Chicago: from the deep dish pizza to the Cloud Gate sculpture, Chicago is known for its beautiful architecture, renowned museums, and jazz music. Bring The Windy City to life with our brand new Map of Chicago. The highly detailed roads, railways, lakes, rivers and more will give you a fresh outlook on your favorite city. Choose between different map styles, frames, and custom titles.

Map Cartography:  

At GeoJango, we are experts in GIS mapping and developing products of the highest quality display. We design each of our unique styles by programming thousands of layers within each map. Each map art print is created using open street maps, a comprehensive world-wide database of roads, streets, and other features. In turn, our maps are the most accurate, high-quality, and stylish on the market.

Map Customization and Proofs:  

We can customize the title area with a title, subtitle, quote, legend, coordinates. Write what you would like customized in the Order Notes and we will provide a proof for your review within 1-2 business days!

Businesses, Hotels, Vacation Homes, AirBnB Guest Homes:

Delight your guests and customers with a beautiful map of your city! We can add special icons for your location. We can also add points-of-interests.  Contact us if you would like to add POI and icons to the map for a custom quote.

Shipping and Production: the maps are produced within 3 business days of your order and after you approve your proofs. Shipping time from CA runs 2-5 days anywhere in the continental USA. The maps are individually wrapped and shipped in a very large box to your doorstep. We cover the large shipping costs with your order.

Map Color Styles:

Toner - This map is our classic black and white style. Water is in black.

Pencil - a simplistic, etched pencil design is a classic. Water is in white and includes a special wave pattern.

Night - A dramatic display of the city network at night using blacks and whites.

Retro - The retro map colors highlight water features, parks, and the street network. Major roads are stylized.  

Ganymede - Named after Jupiter’s largest moon. This map includes topography so you can see the city street network, plus the terrain and elevations in muted blue and teal tones.

A Perfect Gift for: Avid travelers, city lovers, and geography enthusiasts. This is the perfect wedding, graduation, or job promotion gift for everyone!

Applications: Decorate your home, office, apartment, or Airbnb with the city you live in, one you’ve traveled to, or as inspiration for your next adventure. This is the ideal custom hospitality wall art for hotels, vacation rentals, local businesses, and more!

Construction: Each city map is individually printed-on-demand as Fine Art, Museum quality production. We mount the map on a high-quality pin board using heavy machinery for a lifelong bound. The map is beautifully framed and hanging hardware is assembled so it is ready to hang and enjoy.

Materials Note: No glass or acrylic glazing. The production is a museum-style mounted map that does not need glass and is very impressive. Use as a push pin map or as wall art.  (FAQ: map pins holes are too small to see if any are removed.)

Guarantee of Quality

We stand behind our work and guarantee the highest level of construction and quality. Contact us if you have any problems with your map, and we will coordinate to ensure you are happy with your order.

History of the City

The history of Chicago is a remarkable journey marked by innovation, growth, and resilience. From its modest beginnings as a small fur-trading post to its current status as a vibrant, global metropolis, the Windy City has played a pivotal role in shaping the United States.

Chicago's story begins in the late 17th century when French explorers, led by Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette, arrived in the region, discovering the strategically located Chicago Portage. This natural link between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River made it a crucial hub for trade and transportation. In 1779, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, a Haitian of African and French descent, became the first non-indigenous settler in the area, establishing a trading post.

The early 19th century saw an increase in European-American settlers, and in 1833, Chicago was officially incorporated as a town. It quickly gained importance as a transportation center with the completion of the Illinois and Michigan Canal in 1848, connecting the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River, and the arrival of several railroads.

However, the defining moment in Chicago's history came in 1871 when the Great Chicago Fire ravaged the city, destroying a vast portion of its wooden buildings. Although the fire caused immense destruction, it also provided an opportunity for renewal and modernization. Architects like Daniel Burnham and Louis Sullivan played pivotal roles in rebuilding the city, contributing to the birth of modern American architecture. The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition showcased Chicago's resilience and innovation, solidifying its reputation as a cultural and economic center.

The late 19th century also marked the city's rapid industrialization, attracting waves of immigrants seeking employment in factories and industries. Chicago's population swelled, with immigrants from Ireland, Germany, Poland, and other countries contributing to its cultural diversity. This influx gave rise to various neighborhoods, each with its unique character and traditions.

The 20th century brought further growth and prosperity to Chicago. It became a center for business, industry, and culture. The city's skyline continued to evolve with the construction of iconic skyscrapers, including the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower), which was the tallest building in the world when it was completed in 1973.

Chicago was also a hub for the arts, with the Chicago Renaissance of the 1930s and 1940s producing influential writers such as Richard Wright and Gwendolyn Brooks. Jazz and blues thrived in the city's clubs, giving birth to genres like Chicago blues. The city's vibrant music scene had a profound impact on American music.

In the mid-20th century, Chicago played a crucial role in the civil rights movement. The city saw significant activism and led to the election of Harold Washington, its first African American mayor, in 1983, marking a milestone in the city's history.

Today, Chicago stands as a global city renowned for its cultural institutions, universities, and diverse economy. It remains a major transportation and business hub, home to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and numerous Fortune 500 companies. The city's cultural attractions, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, and the Museum of Science and Industry, continue to draw visitors from around the world.

Chicago's history is one of reinvention and resilience, marked by its ability to adapt and thrive in the face of challenges. Its legacy is one of innovation, industry, and a diverse cultural tapestry that continues to shape the city's identity. As the Windy City looks toward the future, it remains a symbol of American ingenuity and ambition.

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Reviewed by Jamie L.
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Perfect Trio!

Chicago: Love my beautiful wall display and how they look together: Hometown - College - Family Home

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Fun way to showcase your city

This is a fun and creative way for me to display my favorite city in my home. The quality of the map is very nice and I was able to add in a custom quote!

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