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Discover the fascinating “city below the city” used by Chicagoans every day—the Pedway. From the Thompson Center to Block 37 to the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, our one and half mile walking tour introduces the history, design and unique surprises of the underground system. Along the way, we’ll find linkages to Chicago’s major government and Loop office and residential structures. We’ll also visit the interiors of a few of Chicago’s famous historic and contemporary buildings. If you’ve always wondered about the Pedway but were hesitant to explore, this is your chance!

2 Hours
Lower level of Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph*

*Go down the escalator and meet in the food court on the lower level of the Thompson Center, near the CTA "L" train entrance.

  • This tour is not ADA accessible. Stairs are required.
  • Although it's not required, we recommend making reservations in advance for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming Chicago Pedway Tours

Scheduled departures for this tour will return next season. Please email to be notified when tickets are available.