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

2 Hours
Woodlawn Ave. and E. Hyde Park Blvd. (51st St.)

Kenwood offers a surprising suburban feel in an urban setting. We'll hear rich stories of its evolution as we view 19th century mansions, picturesque coach houses and striking contemporary homes, many complete with lush lawns and scenic landscaping.

  • 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.

Upcoming Kenwood Tours

Scheduled departures for this tour will return next season. To be notified when tickets for our next tour season go on sale, email