Navy Pier is over 3,300 feet and  50 acres of shops, restaurants, museums, and meeting venues.  It is a true Chicago Landmark.  Originally begun in 1916 it had a number of uses in its early days.  During WW2 the Navy used the space, and after the war much of the space became derelict. It was 1995 when the city of Chicago decided to re-imagine the space and developed it into the vibrant place it is today.  I love strolling the length of Navy Pier, and was happy when my friend Lyn chose it for our final morning in Chicago.  It was a beautiful sunny day with sparkling views out over Lake Michigan.  We walked the length of the Pier outside, then started back inside with a few stops at my favorite places: