Here Are Some Chicago Backgrounds You Can Use for Your Monday Morning Zoom MeetingsAudrey Snyderon May 14, 2020 at 10:39 pm

Are you craving more varied and interesting views to spice up your work-from-home routine? Are you going to lose it if your co-worker comments on your messy room one more time? Get the critics off your back and check out some of these Zoom backgrounds featuring the people and places of the Windy City.

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Photo Credit: 360 CHICAGO

360 Chicago Observation Deck

Take in the sight of Chicago’s skyline with backgrounds that are updated every week!



Wrigley Field

For those of us missing Cubs baseball, this tweet has brought us new life in the form of blessed baseball images.

Photo Credit: ZDNET

Guaranteed Rate Field

If you’re a die-hard White Sox fan, you haven’t been left out in the cold— here’s a great shot of Guaranteed Rate Field just for you.


Millennium Park’s Cloud Gate sculpture, also known as The Bean. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune)

Chicago Tribune Photography

If you’re looking for iconic spots and captured moments from Chicago, check out these images taken by Chicago Tribune photographers.

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Photo Credit: UIC Library Special Collections

UChicago Library Special Collections

If you’re hoping for something a little more vintage, you can use 127-year-old photos taken at the 1893 World’s Fair.


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Photo Credit: Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo

Get backgrounds featuring some of your favorite fuzzy, fishy, and feathery friends so you can see them even if you can’t make it to the zoo right now.

Photo Credit: Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum

Find yourself a piece of treasured history among these old photos and illustrations.


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Photo Credit: Navy Pier

Navy Pier

Pretend you’re out having a pretzel and riding on the Ferris wheel (instead of stuck in a meeting with Steve) with background images of the Pier.

Photo Credit: Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears

Shuffle on over to the Bears’s website for some Zoom backgrounds sure to properly demonstrate your team pride.


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Chicago Botanic Garden

Introduce a little more nature into your work-from-home environment with beautiful video backgrounds from the Botanic Garden.

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