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Hear the history of this stately neighborhood, home to Chicago’s early industrialists, modern-day innovators and President Barack Obama.

Duration
2 Hours
Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members
Meet
Woodlawn Ave. and E. Hyde Park Blvd. (51st St.)

Kenwood offers a surprising suburban feel in an urban setting. Hear rich stories of its evolution while viewing 19th century mansions, picturesque coach houses, three Frank Lloyd Wright homes and striking contemporary residences, many complete with lush lawns and scenic landscaping.

Notes:
  • After the tour you have the option to walk to Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark Robie House where the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust offers interior tours Thursday—Sunday, 11am—4pm for an additional charge.
  • 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.
  • This tour is available for private bookings. Contact groupsales@architecture.org for more information.

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