Round out your visit to Glessner House by exploring other sites in Chicago’s vibrant South Loop neighborhood, or enjoy lunch at one of our many restaurants. We offer a complimentary printed self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood, where you can explore 200 years of history and architecture at your own pace. The beautiful Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens is located right next door. Here you can relax by the central fountain, uncover the stories of Chicago’s most important women, or read a series of interpretive panels that discuss the history of Prairie Avenue. Make a day of it!

Other sites of interest

Photo by Michael Beasley

Photo by Michael Beasley

Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Avenue
Chicago’s oldest building, constructed in 1836!
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
1:00pm and 2:30pm

Photo by James Caulfield

Photo by James Caulfield

Second Presbyterian Church
1936 S. Michigan Avenue
An Arts & Crafts masterpiece featuring nine Tiffany windows!
Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 12:15pm

Lunch Options

Burger Point
1900 S. State Street

Cafe Bionda
1924 S. State Street

1736 S. Michigan Avenue

La Cantina
1911 S. Michigan Avenue

Opart Thai
1906 S. State Street

Overflow Coffee Bar
1550 S. State Street

Pizano’s Pizza
2106 S. Indiana Avenue

Showroom Food Hall at the Marriott Marquis
2121 S. Prairie Avenue

The Spoke & Bird
205 E. 18th Street

1916 S. State Street

Tapas Valencia
1530 S. State Street (weekends only)