Map of Chicago with a red cover by a company called Red Maps.
Foldout map of central Chicago showing the Loop and Convention Center with nearby restaurants, theatre, shopping and hotels.
Foldout Chicago map showing the L subway stops, architectural landmarks, restaurants, hotels, shopping and parks.
Chicago map that has Michigan Avenue shops and Oak Street boutiques, and nearby restaurants, hotels and popular attractions.
Map of Chicago with detailed information about shopping, architectural landmarks, restaurants, hotels, and the Chicago L train stations.
Chicago map showing the Wicker Park neighborhood's shopping and restaurants, and Wicker Park L train Stations.
Chicago map with River North area’s restaurants, hotels, architecture, L Train stations, and places of interest.
Red Maps

CHICAGO Map

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Exploring Chicago is easy and fun with a Red Map. This Chicago map is comprehensive, compact, and easy-to-read, which makes planning your trip a Breeze!

Red Maps have concisely-organized lists of museums, interesting shops, centrally located hotels, important landmarks plus useful descriptions and helpful tips.

Chicago Map Highlights

  • Chicago’s L Metro stations and routes are shown directly on this map.
  • Helpful bright colors quickly organize information for you.
  • Popular Chicago restaurants and cafes are organized by neighborhood.
  • Indie Chicago merchants and shops are listed with their addresses.
  • Descriptions of museum collections get you to the masterpieces fast!
  • Our unique matte-finish makes Red Maps easy-to-read both indoors and in sunlight.
  • Memory-accordion folds allows map to quickly open and close.
  • Strong paper and laminate-finish means this map will last the trip!
  • Red Maps - 22 Years of Travel Experience. Made in the USA.
  • Chicago Map Dimensions:
    • Folded Map: 4-in. x 9.5-in. or 24-cm x 19-cm
    • Opened Map: 24-in. x 9.5-in. or 61-cm x 19-cm

images of outdoor sculptures in Chicago Loop
images of outdoors sculptures in Chicago Loop

IN CHICAGO YOU SHOULD SEE:

Chicago Attractions on the map include the expansive and lovely Grant Park and Millennium Park, the later with its iconic Cloud Gate sculpture, plus historical and architectural landmarks by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and Louis Sullivan.  

Chicago's art scene is illustrated with brief descriptions of its museum collections including The Art Institute, the MCA, and the Field Museum.

For family activities try North Avenue Beach, the amusements of Navy Pier or a game at Soldier Stadium or Wrigley Field.

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WALKING TOUR: CHICAGO OUTDOOR SCULPTURE



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The Story of Red Maps City Guides


What is a Red Map?

Red Maps are travel maps to cities in the United States and Europe. Each Red Map provides a traveler with a comprehensive guide a city’s cultural attractions and places of interest. Red Maps have clear-graphics and easy-to-read, concisely-organized information. Red Maps are known as a very stylish guide to have, and have been recommended in over 100 magazines and newspapers.

What Information is on a Red Map?

  • Museums with descriptions of their art collections.
  • Centrally located hotels with contact information.
  • Addresses of independent shops and designer boutiques.
  • Interesting historic landmarks with descriptions.
  • Parks, gardens and open green spaces to explore.
  • Noteworthy cafes and restaurants.


  • Why are Red Maps the Best Map?

    Red Maps’ provide the traveler with concisely-organized information on a colorful, clearly-illustrated map.
    The graphics of a Red Map enables the traveler to see everything a city has to offer in one drawing.
    Red Maps are printed on a durable paper with a matte-laminated finish, that makes it easy to read both indoors or in direct sunlight.
    Each new edition of a Red Map incorporates fresh graphics and new ideas.
    Red Maps is dedicated to producing maps of the highest design and quality.

    The Story of how Red Maps Began

    The story of Red Maps began when I was working at a job in real estate...

    One lucky day, while drawing a map to show a client the locations of shops along Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road, a colleague passed my desk, saw my drawing, and casually mentioned that I had a talent for cartography. She suggested that I make maps professionally.

    Giving it some thought, I proceeded to try just that. Each day after work I would teach myself computer-graphics by reading one chapter from an Adobe Illustrator manual. It took over one year’s time to produce the first Red Maps for sale in May of 1998.

    Jim Leniart
    Owner/Creative Director

    Why are Red Maps called Red Maps?

    The name Red Maps came from the simple idea that if a customer didn't know our name, they could ask a store clerk for “the map with the red cover.

    Where is the Red Maps company located?

  • Red Maps is a small, independently-owned company based in New York City.
  • All Red Map products are produced in the New York metropolitan area by a dedicated and talented group of individuals.
  • Red Maps are 100% Made in the USA.

  • What is Red Maps’ Philosophy?

  • Red Maps does not accept advertising.
  • Places of interest are included on Red Maps because they are noteworthy.
  • Our philosophy makes it easy to be true to what we do by staying objective.

  • Red Maps donates product to Charities.

    Red Maps is pleased to donate product to charitable organizations including AidforAIDS, ACRIA and the New York Botanical Garden.

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