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Explore improvements, existing and planned, on the south branch of the Chicago River. We’ll stop at a 19th century quarry transformed into a park and fishing pond, a new boathouse designed by Studio Gang and Ping Tom Park.

4 Hours
$50 public
$42 CAF members
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Note: We will do some walking at the stops on this bus tour.

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