You’re right Montreal has a great Public Transportation system.
I was assigned to look into Chicago as a city for conceptual design to move to.
I would appreciate insight from folks who are living as designers in Chicago, especially those who are working in Branding Design Agencies.
What corporations are headquartered in Chicago? (broadcast, graphic, … )
Are there any big agencies?
Thanks to anybody who can help me with some input.
like they said, public transportation is definitely the way to go…parking isn’t cheap in the city and gas prices? forget about that…although the CTA is probably one of the WORST transportation systems I have come across…
as for design firms, they are all over…city/downtown/loop, suburbs etc though i would say most are in the city…
I’m in the same boat - fiancee & I want to move to midwest to be by her family - Chicago is a logical choice, but talk about being lost in a shuffle. Wonder how long I’ll have to flip burgers before getting back in the market…
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