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Walk Kenilworth's leafy streets, learn the history of the village, view its earliest houses and see other fine examples of residential architecture that were designed between 1891 and the mid-1920s by distinguished Chicago architects.

1.5 Hours
$30 Public
$10 Basic Members
Free for Deco Members and above
Kenilworth Metra Station, 400 Richmond Rd. Kenilworth, IL
Premier tour*

Developed in the 1890s by Joseph Sears as an ideal village, Kenilworth is a treasure trove of buildings designed by notable Chicago architects. George Washington Maher was instrumental in planning the village and his many residential commissions display the evolution of his design career. Other noted architects featured along the route include Franklin Burnham, Joseph Lyman Silsbee, George Nimmons and John Van Bergen.


  • Many tours sell out. To guarantee your space advance reservations are strongly recommended. 
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.

*Premier tours are free for Deco members and above. Learn about our membership levels.

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