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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.

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.


THIS TOUR IS ONE OF 12 WORLDWIDE TO RECEIVE THE 2019 “BEST TOUR ON TWO FEET” AWARD FROM GET YOUR GUIDE, AN INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL INDUSTRY GROUP.

 

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.

Notes:
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

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