Have you ever noticed that there is literally a rooftop culture in Chicago? Well, be the most cultural of all at these perfect rooftop picks.
Perched in the Park Hyatt Hotel on the 7th floor w breathtaking views of Michigan Ave, it's hard not to love this fancypants "casual dining" resto even if a spicy tuna roll is $21.
Vertigo Sky Lounge can be super cheesy with artwork of tattoos everywhere, but their almost year-round rooftop is something to experience with fire pits and astroturf and a phenomenal view of the city.
Move over, Miami. Chicagoans can raise the roof at this Miami-esque rooftop bar. If you like that kind of thing, this is your spot.
Market Restaurant can be cute with its kitschy circus popcorn, but Market Restaurant can be a partaaaaaay when they open their rooftop with the most amazing West Loop view of Chicago.
Although it feels "off the beaten path," the view it affords, along with the drinks, makes it worth the western walk/drive/bike to Elston.
J Parker HANDS DOWN boasts the most beautiful view of Lincoln Park in the entire city. Trust me, I lived down the street for 8 years in a building with an extraordinary view, but this...is way better.
Drumbar is a sexy little spot perched above the Gold Coast with excellent old-fashioned yet novel cocktails, not to mention the views.