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Walk Pilsen

Discover Pilsen, a neighborhood that continues to welcome immigrants, adding to the mosaic that enriches urban life. Walk a vibrant community whose architecture and art reflect the dreams of all who come to Chicago. Trace European and Mexican influences…

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
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CTA 18th St. L station, just west of Paulina St.

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$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
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CTA 18th St. L station, just west of Paulina St.

Walk the 606

Learn about The 606/Bloomingdale Trail and how it came to be during this 90-minute, one-mile walking tour along the beautifully restored Bloomingdale railroad viaduct on Chicago’s Northwest side.

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
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Bloomingdale Trail entrance on Marshfield Ave.*

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$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
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Bloomingdale Trail entrance on Marshfield Ave.*

White City Revisited

Explore Jackson Park, site of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and future home to the Obama Presidential Center.

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
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In the parking lot at Hayes Dr. and Cornell Ave.

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$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
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In the parking lot at Hayes Dr. and Cornell Ave.

Wicker Park

Learn the history of this Northwest Side classic Chicago neighborhood listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Developed by numerous immigrant communities beginning in the 1870s, today it is a diverse mix of economic levels and architectural…

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
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The statue of Charles Wicker inside Wicker Park

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$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
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2 Hours
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The statue of Charles Wicker inside Wicker Park

An Evening with an Architect: Joachim Schuessler

Enjoy this one-time-only river cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady with commentary from architect Joachim Schuessler, Principal at Goettsch Partners. Price includes a glass of Champagne and FREE Center admission.

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Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance (112 E. Wacker).

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Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance (112 E. Wacker).

An Evening with an Architect: Julie MIchiels

Enjoy this one-time-only river cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady with commentary from architect Julie Michiels, Associate Director and Interior Design Leader in the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Price includes a glass of Champagne and…

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Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance (112 E. Wacker).

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Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance (112 E. Wacker).

An Evening with an Architect: Thomas Kerwin

Enjoy this one-time-only river cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady with commentary from architect Thomas Kerwin, Founding Principal of bKL Architecture. Price includes a glass of Champagne and FREE Center admission.

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Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance (112 E. Wacker).

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Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance (112 E. Wacker).