Hollywood Beach in Chicago

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Although the beach earned its original name (Hollywood Beach) from being at the end of Hollywood Avenue, the Lake Shore Drive high-rises in the background give this nice, long beach a slightly [[Miami]] look. It's extremely popular with Chicago's gay and lesbian community, and also with Edgewater families. There are paths for rollerblading or running near the beach. Note the huge pink Edgewater Beach Apartments building amid the skyline — they were originally part of a larger (pink) hotel, built
Address: 5800 N Lake Shore Dr
Directions: Thorndale Red Line
Phone: +1 312 747-0832
Url: http://chicagoparkdistrict.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/parks.detail/object_id/06E4E42E-CEE9-4D90-A6FA-3E33475835FF.cfm

Source wikitravel.org/en/Chicago/Rogers Park