Explore the area around surrounding our new MILA location!
MILA apartments, located in the north side of the Loop, offers a prime location for food, day excursions and night outs! Explore nearby museums, or enjoy a performance at one of the surrounding theatres. Check out these locations for things to do around MILA.
Start your morning with breakfast from Jaffa Bagels. Their bagel selections include banana nut, sun-dried tomato basil and egg poppy seed with a variety of schmear options. If you crave pastries try their fresh-baked muffins and scones, or get your daily fruit intake with their smoothies. Only a 5 minute walk from MILA.
Spend the afternoon perusing the newly-opened American Writers Museum. The museum highlights American writers from the both past and present, including a section focused on Chicago-based writers such as Nelson Algren, Carl Sandburg and Gwendolyn Brooks. Their current temporary exhibits include the Meijer Gallery and Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room. Located across Lake Street!
Enjoy some greenery within the city with a walk through Millennium Park! Home to the McCormick ice skating rink, Maggie Daley playground and infamous art piece The Bean, the park has enough to excite any visitor. Not to mention, a beautiful view of the surrounding skyline! Only a 10 minute walk down Michigan Avenue!
Grab dinner at the Common’s Club, located in the Virgin Hotels adjacent to MILA! The restaurant and lounge serves custom cocktails, such as their lavender mule and Don Quixote gin and tonic twist, paired with savory sides like Maine crab tartine, braised fennel and coconut shrimp toast. The space also featured new DJ sets every Friday and Saturday night!