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The Bob Newhart Show

A statue of comedian Bob Newhart was originally located in front of the Chicago office building at 430 N. Michigan Avenue that was featured in the opening credits of his 1970's sitcom, The Bob Newhart Show, as the building where his psychological office was located.

Address: Realtors Office Building, 430 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611-4002. (The building is across Michigan Avenue from the Tribune Tower, a well-known Chicago landmark.)

Forest of the Wabash

The Forest of the Wabash, which lies along the Wabash River, is the largest single tract of untouched deciduous forest remaining in the United States. It covers 329 acres.

Address: Forest of the Wabash, Beall Woods State Park, 9285 Beall Woods Avenue, Mount Carmel, Illinois 62863; 618-298-2442. Email: Web: http://dnr.

World's Only Drive-Through Post Office

The city of Chicago has the only post office in the world where you can drive your car through.


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