12-Jun-17 (Above) A helicopter flies low over Marina City on Saturday morning while filming for an upcoming movie, Rampage, starring Dwayne Johnson. Based on a video game, the film is about genetically altered apes and monsters amok in North America.
Streets were closed during filming on both sides of Wacker Drive from Wabash Avenue to Columbus Drive. Parking was banned on numerous streets in the area.
There was also aerial filming along Michigan Avenue between Wacker Drive and Superior Street and filming on Madison Street in the Loop and near Federal Plaza.
Rampage will be filming in the Loop through June 20, near the 300 block of West Washington Street and 100 block of North Franklin Street, according to filming permits issued by Chicago Department of Transportation.
(Left) A helicopter flies over Clark Street Bridge in this video captured by Joshua Carlson.
The helicopter is over the intersection of Michigan Avenue & Pearson Street in this video by Sam Thompson.
And video by The Wigwam shows the helicopter flying over the Chicago River.
Annual Meeting of Midwest High Speed Rail Association. An informative event for high-speed rail enthusiasts, urban planners, architects, real estate professionals, students, travelers, civic-and-community-minded individuals. Engage with industry leaders from rail, transit, construction, engineering, development, planning, and architecture. Learn the latest on the Downtown-to-O’Hare Express Rail Link. 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Maggiano’s, 111 West Grand Avenue. Cost: $60 (or $20 for students). Map. More info.
39th annual Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K race. Approximately 40,000 runners will kick-off the 2018 running season. Start and finish lines are in Grant Park on Columbus Drive. Course runs north on Columbus Drive, turns west on Grand Avenue, south on State Street, and winds through the Loop. Wave 1 race starts at 8:30 a.m. Map. More info.
Hailed as the Barney’s of Vintage, the Randolph Street Market continues its indoor market season with Spring Fling. Located in the heart of Chicago’s West Loop, the beloved one-stop-shop destination will feature spring-themed festivities, vintage fashion from an array of indie designers, global goods, food and drinks, and a live DJ. Admission: $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, free for kids under 12 and anyone wearing an Easter bonnet. Free onsite parking. 10 p.m. to 5 p.m., 1341 West Randolph Street. Map. More info.