Foursquare: The Transformers 3 Movie Experience

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Foursquare: The Transformers 3 Movie Experience

Postby Diem » Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:47 pm

For those of you who can't visit a new place without reaching for your smartphone there's a fun Transformers themed event for you. Foursquare are offering a special achievement for those who visit the areas where Transformers: Dark Of The Moon was filmed in person:
Foursquare wrote:Transformers 3, starring Shia LaBeouf and directed by Michael Bay, was shot in Chicago July 10 –September 1, 2010. Almost all of this filming was depicting the final battle sequence between warring robots (Autobots and Decepticons). Follow in the footsteps of the movie's heroes and battling robots and earn our On Location badge for Foursquare! Watch the movie in theaters starting June 29, 2011!




Eligible Locations



Hint: After you've "checked-in" at each venue, look for official Tips by Explore Chicago in your Foursquare Game for behind-the-scenes movie anecdotes and to verify that you've reached the correct location.



1. The Lasalle Street Finacial District, Lasalle St: Jackson Blvd to Randolph St



Note: Eligible check-ins can take place at the intersections of either LaSalle St & Jackson or LaSalle St & Randolph St.



2. Michigan Avenue Bridge, N. Michigan Ave and E. Wacker Dr.



3. Tribune Tower, 435 N Michigan Ave.



4. 35 E. Wacker Building



5. The Skydeck at Willis Tower, 233 S. Wacker Dr.


6. Trump International Hotel and Tower, 401 N. Wabash Ave.



7. Hotel 71, 71 E. Wacker Dr.


8. 155 N. Wacker Building



9. Old Chicago Post Office, 404 W. Harrison St.



Note: While you can view the building's historical Neoclassical / Art Deco façade, the building’s interior is currently being redeveloped and not open to the public.


10. 171 N. Wabash Filming Location, Wabash at Benton Pl.

HOW TO UNLOCK THIS BADGE

Explore Chicago's On Location Foursquare Badge



1) Download Foursquare to your smart phone or mobile Internet device;


2) Follow Explore Chicago on Foursquare (required to earn this badge);



3) "Check-in" at five of the eligible locations listed at the left to unlock this badge.




More information on this achievement can be seen here

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Re: Foursquare: The Transformers 3 Movie Experience

Postby Flashwave » Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:43 am

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Re: Foursquare: The Transformers 3 Movie Experience

Postby joevill » Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:26 am

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This is really cool! Time to plan that trip to Chicago. I used to go every summer but haven't been since 2009.
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Re: Foursquare: The Transformers 3 Movie Experience

Postby Blackstreak » Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:34 am

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These must be Chicago spots only. I was misled to think you had to visit all the locations where they filmed. :P :lol:
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