Bronzeville First In Time

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Bronzeville First In Time

  1. 1. The BlackPioneersChicago’sBlack Metropolis
  2. 2. More than 46% ofChicago’s HistoricAssets are in the BlackMetropolis NationalHeritage Area
  3. 3. Cultural Heritage Travelers A recent research study reveals that 78% of all U.S. leisure travelers participate in cultural and/or heritage activities while traveling, translating to 118.3 million adults each year. Cultural and heritage travelers spend an average of $994 per trip, they contribute more than $192 billion annually to the U.S. economy. Source: U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism (USCHT) Marketing Council, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Commerce. Heritage Travel, Inc., a subsidiary of The National Trust for Historic Preservation
  4. 4. Cultural Heritage Travelers Other cultural and heritage activities identified by travelers:  visiting historic sites (66%)  attending historical re-enactments (64%)  visiting art museums/galleries (54%)  attending an art/craft fair or festival (45%)  attending a professional dance performance (44%)  visiting state/national parks (41%)  shopping in museum stores (32%)  exploring urban neighborhoods (30%) The vast majority of these travelers (65%) say that they seek travel experiences where the "destination, its buildings and surroundings have retained their historic character.“Source; U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism (USCHT) Marketing Council, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Commerce. Heritage Travel, Inc., a subsidiary of The National Trust for Historic Preservation
  5. 5. Where the legends ofJazz got their chops
  6. 6. Where history wasmade
  7. 7. Home of ElectricBlues , Gospel & HipHop MusicAmong the Top FiveRequests of InternationalTravelers to Chicago isthe experience AuthenticBlues Music
  8. 8. An Architectural Roll Call Frank Lloyd Wright Mies van der Rohe Louis Sullivan Rem Koolhaas Helmut Jahn Bertrand Goldberg Walter Bailey
  9. 9. Chicago’s South LakefrontSports & Recreation
  10. 10. Customized Tours
  11. 11. Food, Fashion & Fairs
  12. 12. Live Jazz Every Day of theWeek
  13. 13. Best in Fests & Expos
  14. 14. A SustainableTourism Destination
  15. 15. Best Hospitality for Groups andReunions
  16. 16. 2016Ask about our SpecialTravel Promotion Packages
  17. 17. VisitBronzeville.com It’s where the President lands when he comes Home!

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