Chicago Tribute Markers of Distinction
  • Various locations

    Chicago, IL

  • Phone: 312-744-6630

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Want to embark on a truly unique sightseeing excursion? Try locating markers placed by the Department of Cultural Affairs that commemorate the notable men and women who have lived and worked in the Windy City. From artists and architects to politicians and scientists, famous folks from all walks of life find themselves recognized and their contributions remembered. Among the honored Chicagoans are Nat "King" Cole (4023 South Vincennes Avenue), Lorraine Hansberry (5936 South King Drive), Carl Sandberg (4646 North Hermitage Avenue), and Frank Lloyd Wright (25 East Cedar Street). Contact the Department of Cultural Affairs for a Markers of Distinction map.