No other Chicago neighborhood is like Old Town. Tucked behind high-rises and moments from the vast green space of Lincoln Park, this landmark district has a unique history and diversity. Today diversity adds richness to Old Town from St. Michael's Church—considered a survivor of the 1871 fire, to the Midwest Buddhist Temple.
Discover Old Town's legacy as an artists' colony and its amazing mosaic of unique homes built after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. We'll explore historic frame residences, early Adler and Sullivan row-houses and town-homes designed by Harry Weese, Walter Netsch and artist Edgar Miller.
- 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.
- Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.