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Exclusively for CAC members • ”Walking Chicago” author, freelance journalist and photographer Robert Loerzel shares some of his favorite buildings and places in Edgewater and Rogers Park during this virtual tour.

$80 public, $68 students and seniors (includes one-year CAC individual membership. Additional membership options available)
FREE for CAC members

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Robert Loerzel

Robert Loerzel is a freelance journalist and photographer who lives in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. His book “Walking Chicago: 35 Tours of the Windy City’s Dynamic Neighborhoods and Famous Lakeshore” was published this year by Wilderness Press. He’s also the author of the historical true-crime book “Alchemy of Bones: Chicago’s Luetgert Murder Case of 1897.” A former reporter and editor for the suburban Pioneer Press newspapers, he now copyedits for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago magazine. He has reported for many media outlets, including Crain’s Chicago Business, Playbill, and the Chicago Reader, as well as WBEZ’s Curious City radio show and podcast. His Twitter account, @robertloerzel, has more than 17,000 followers, and he won the Chicago Reader’s poll for “Best Chicagoan to Follow on Twitter” in 2016.


Jaime Villalobos works for the Swiss bank UBS, where he teaches and advises clients about investments and portfolio construction. He was born in Highland Park, but grew up in Mexico City and resided in Tokyo for two years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Loyola University Chicago. A docent since 2016, Villalobos also gives tours at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Field Museum. He resides in West Town with his wife and dog.

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