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The Consulate General of Italy in situated, since October 1st 1981, at the 18th floor of 500 North Michigan av., an high rise building 99mt tall, built in 1968, just in front of the Tribune Tower, along the Magnificent Mile.

The Consulate is directed by a Consul General, a career diplomat, under whose authority falls a vast jurisdiction, comprising the following States: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. According to the estimates of this office more than 22,000 Italian citizens live in State of Illinois and over 30,000 live in the entire jurisdiction. In addition, according to a recent census compiled by agencies of the United States, approximately 735,000 American citizens of Italian origin live in Illinois and 1,435,000 live in the before mentioned jurisdiction.

Presiding over a vast territory, inhabited by over 65 million people, the Consulate General in Chicago is separated by more than a thousand miles from some of the furthest locations included in its jurisdiction. For this reason, a network of Honorary Consular offices was established, which is currently composed of four Honorary Vice Consulates and a pair of Consular Correspondents located in areas with higher concentration of Italian citizens.

 

 

500 North Michigan Av

Suite 1850 (18th floor)

Tel. +1 312 467 1550

e.mail italcons.chicago@esteri.it