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Signature Lounge

875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
| +1 312-787-9596
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Chicago City Lights Chicago Illinois United States
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Get High for Free Chicago Illinois United States

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Sun 10am - 12:30am
Mon - Thur 11am - 12:30am
Fri 11am - 1:30am
Sat 10am - 1:30am

Cocktails and the Best View of Chicago

Every city has a building with great views and Chicago’s most famous is the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower. But a little Chicago secret is that the John Hancock building has better views and their Signature Lounge on the 96th floor has free admission so you can enjoy a cocktail while you take in the sights! My favorite time to visit is late afternoon for a happy hour Old Fashioned while the sun sets and the Chicago lights start to sparkle. It’s a great place to take visitors, it’s a great place for tourists, it’s a great place to start or end an evening but I wouldn’t bother with the food, which is overpriced for the quality and selection. The drinks are pricey but the view is truly worth it.

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AFAR Contributor
over 4 years ago

Chicago City Lights

Watch the Chicago city lights come up as the sun goes down at the the Signature Lounge. While the Observatory on the 97th floor is a popular spot, you'll have an even more memorable experience lounging, cocktail in hand, overlooking the same skyline. The martinis here are a delicious complement to the view.
over 4 years ago

Get High for Free

Skip the ticketed admission to the John Hancock Observatory on the 97th floor and take the elevator to the “Signature Lounge at the 96th” floor of the John Hancock Tower at no charge. The Chicago skyline glitters at night, but sorry gentlemen, the best view of all happens to be from the ladies room.