Why does Chicago look similar to NYC but it is more elegant and clean?

Chicago seems to have all the amenities and "creative juices" of NYC like the upscale dining, multiple yellow taxicabs, big buses, subways and trolleys and specialty upscale shopping--but without all the frustration. An impressive skyline is also included which bears a striking resemblance to that of NYC... show more Chicago seems to have all the amenities and "creative juices" of NYC like the upscale dining, multiple yellow taxicabs, big buses, subways and trolleys and specialty upscale shopping--but without all the frustration. An impressive skyline is also included which bears a striking resemblance to that of NYC but I must say Chicago is the better choice. It's less crowded and it's like a more affordable version of NYC and they appear to get things done.
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