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Opportunities for great photos at every stop. See Chicago's expansive downtown parks, emerging residential neighborhoods, and commercial developments on this introductory tour of Chicago. Learn how both man and nature impacted the development of the city and hear the stories of the architects, developers and leaders who played key roles in shaping the city.

Duration
1.75 Hours
Price
$25 public
$22 CAF members
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

See Grant Park, the Museum Campus, Millennium Park and Chicago's expansive downtown parks plus emerging residential neighborhoods and commercial development. Understand the impact of Lake Michigan, the Chicago River, the railroads and public transportation systems on the growth of the city and hear stories of the architects, landscape architects, developers, city planners and civic leaders who played key roles in shaping the downtown, lakefront parks, riverfront enhancements and skyscraper plazas.

Travel the famous routes of Lake Shore Dr., Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. At three stops you'll have a chance to get off the bus and view the world-famous skyline that defines Chicago as a vibrant center for architecture. These specially-selected vantage points are unique and not always seen by visitors. At the end of this tour you'll know Chicago far better than the casual observer and be ready to explore further on your own!

Upcoming Skyline Vistas by Trolley Tours