Media and Press

As Millennium Park holds its place as an icon of the city of Chicago, its architecture, public art, designers, artists, green roof, effects on tourism, urban green space, cultural placemaking and landscape garden design continue to be a focal point or theme in local, national and international media. Please note a collection of recent articles below. All rights reserved by their respective organizations.

Media Publications

Millennium Park at Home music series launches in cyberspace

Chicago Tribune
May 22, 2020

Lurie Garden: The 3-acre downtown gem with bulbs, perennials, oaks, magnolias and animal stories

Chicago Sun Times
March 2020

How landscape designer Piet Oudolf captures nature’s ‘emotion’

PBS News Hour
Apr 16, 2019

10 Reasons Why Chicago is the Best City in the U.S. Right Now

Chicago Tourism
Jan 1, 2018

An Interview with Artist Jaume Plensa

Chicago Gallery News
November 8, 2017

Strike a pose, Bean: How we’re changing how we spend our time and money

Chicago Tribune
April 14, 2017

Sorry Navy Pier, but Millennium Park is now the top tourist attraction in Chicago

Lonely Planet
April 12, 2017

Who Are The Faces On Crown Fountain?

DNA Info
May 5, 2017

In Chicago and Philadelphia, the Difference a Park Makes

The New York Times
March 12, 2017

The art effect

Business Destinations
March 7, 2017

City Life: Chicago

National Geographic Traveler
December 2017

14 of the most beautiful public spaces in the world, according to urban designers

Business Insider Australia
November 2017