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This landmark district encompasses the 1500 blocks of W. Jackson Blvd. and W. Adams St., which were home to the high-Victorian styles popular in the late 19th century. This walking tour looks at the homes of several noted Chicagoans of the Victorian era and reflects on their achievements.

1.5 Hours
Southwest corner of Jackson Blvd. and Laflin St.

We'll view fashionable residential styles of the 1880s and see how the city's fabric evolved through the 20th century.

  • 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.

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