Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago

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  • 2 hr

Learn about the great architectural landmarks of Michigan Avenue and State Street. The 40 years between 1890 and 1930 saw the creation of some of Chicago’s the most memorable buildings, many of which are featured on this tour. After the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, Chicago was determined to become a great cultural and commercial metropolis. This tour is a testament to that era's ambitions. See buildings by Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, Holabird and Roche and other noted architects and hear the stories behind the city's architectural gems.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Chicago Architecture Center

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

Chicago Architecture Center; introductory remarks from the docent

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Wrigley Building

View the Wrigley Building

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palmer House Hilton Historic Lobby

View the exterior and interior of the Palmer House Hotel Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to enter this location.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Carbide and Carbon Building

View the Carbide and Carbon Building

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

View the Reliance Building.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chicago Cultural Center

View the exterior and interior of the Chicago Cultural Center

Duration: 10 minutes
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