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Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago

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Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago

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icon1 hour 45 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Get an insider's introduction to Chicago's most celebrated buildings during this architecture-focused walking tour of Michigan Avenue and State Street. Revisit the heyday of the skyscraper and visit stunning, Art Deco-era interiors, from the Palmer House Hotel to the Chicago Cultural Center. Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center is included, with an introduction by the docent.
  • A Chicago architecture walking tour
  • See many of the city's most stunning landmarks in just a couple of hours
  • Enrich your visit with live commentary on Chicago's growth and development
  • Visit the interiors of three buildings, plus many more exteriors
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Walking tour of Chicago Architecture
Narration by a professional and certified guide
Hotel pick-up or drop-off
Storage for luggage or strollers
Coat check
Chicago Architecture Center , 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Meet at the Chicago Architecture Center at 111 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The Chicago Architecture Center or CAC (formerly the Chicago Architecture Foundation, CAF) is at the south end of the Magnificent Mile near the intersection of Michigan and Wacker.
  • Tour Guides are trained and certified by the CAC. As volunteers, they are exceptionally motivated, enthusiastic, and capable interpreters of Chicago's world-class architectural legacy. CAC tours are the real deal - narrated, but not scripted, led by Chicago enthusiasts.
  • Not recommended for young children.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Chicago Architecture Center
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago.
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What is the social distancing policy during Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago.

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Michelle_L
, Jun 2021
Amanda did an excellent job giving the highlights of the city! She answered all our questions and gave recommendations of things to do on our own.
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Inspiring architecture history revealed
gwathaifi
, Feb 2020
Amazing tour Highly recommended I always wanted to know the history about so many buildings I pass by daily You pass treasures with only a wall separating you and you would not know what you are missing like the Palmer House I would take this tour over and over

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