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Learn about the great architectural landmarks of Michigan Avenue and State Street, with glimpses inside beautiful buildings from the 1890s-1930s. Highlights include the dazzling interiors of the Palmer House Hotel and the Chicago Cultural Center.

Duration
2 Hours
Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.


THIS TOUR IS ONE OF 12 WORLDWIDE TO RECEIVE THE 2019 “BEST TOUR ON TWO FEET” AWARD FROM GET YOUR GUIDE, AN INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL INDUSTRY GROUP.

 

After the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, Chicago was determined to become a great cultural and commercial metropolis. This tour is a testament to that era's ambitions. See buildings by Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, Holabird and Roche and other noted architects and hear the stories behind the city's architectural gems.

Notes:
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
  • Access to building interiors featured on this tour may be subject to change, due to weekend and holiday schedules or unforeseen closures.

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