Prairie Avenue Walking Tours

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Explore the fascinating history of Chicago’s Prairie Avenue on this two-hour walking tour through the neighborhood. The tour will cover 200 years of history, from the Battle of Fort Dearborn through the recent rebirth of the area as Chicago’s hottest residential neighborhood. Visitors will see historic photos of homes that have been lost and walk past the eleven houses that remain in the area. The tour includes a visit to see the incredible Arts & Crafts sanctuary of Second Presbyterian Church, featuring nine Tiffany windows.

Starting Point: Glessner House

$25.00 per person / $20.00 for members

2019 tour dates:
July 21
August 18
September 15

To purchase tickets please click on the date you would like to attend in the list above.

Available by appointment for groups of 4 or more. 

Send us a tour inquiry or call (312) 326-1480 to learn more.
 

Motor Row Walking Tours

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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.

Starting Point: Hiltons at McCormick Place, 123 E. Cermak Road, Chicago

$20.00 per person / $16.00 for members

2019 tour dates:
July 13
August 10
September 14

To purchase tickets please click on the date you would like to attend in the list above.