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Motor Row Walking Tour

  • Glessner House 1800 South Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL, 60616 United States (map)

This walking tour down South Michigan Avenue will explore what is considered to be the largest intact early “automobile row” in the U.S.  At its peak in the early 20th century, over 100 different makes of automobiles were being sold in Motor Row.  More than sixty of the original showrooms survive today as the landmark Motor Row District, with examples by architects Holabird & Roche, Alfred Alschuler, Christian Eckstorm, Philip Maher, and Albert Kahn.

Tours also offered August 10 and September 14

$20 per person / $16 for members

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Earlier Event: June 26
Courtyard Concert: Emily Hurd
Later Event: July 20
The Architecture of Glessner House