chicago highlights

Located on Lake Michigan, Chicago is the third- most populous city in the U.S. Renowned for its architecture, museums, and restaurants. 


Chicago is home to several professional sports team including:

  • Cubs

  • White Sox

  • Bears

  • Bulls

  • Blackhawks

Play your own! Participate in a social league or take a run along the lakefront trail or the urban 606 trail. 

Enjoy Chicago's ever-changing food scene!




Chicagoans know how to celebrate summer:

The fun doesn't stop in the winter:

  • Ice skate in front of the Bean or on the skating ribbon in Maggie Daley Park 

  • Sip on some spiced wine at the annual Christkindlmarket 

  • Wander through ZooLights at Lincoln Park 




Take in the unique Chicago skyline either from the new riverfront trail or from the Skydeck at the top of the Sears Tower.

Check out the music scene:


To request more information or to schedule an interview please email Dr. Jennifer Brown at:

Contact us:

Jennifer Brown, OD, FAAO

Residency Coordinator

Charles Kinnaird, OD, FAAO

Co-Director Ocular Disease

Chief of Optometry Section

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Peter Russo, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Co-Director Low Vision Rehabilitation 

Hines VA Blind Rehabilitation Service

Tel:  312-569-7505

Fax: 312-569-7547

Jesse Brown VAMC

820 S Damen Ave

Chicago IL 60612

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