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Join us on a leisurely summertime drive along Chicago’s stunning western boulevards, through Columbus, Humboldt, Garfield and Douglas parks. Along the way, learn about the landscape architects who thoughtfully created these beloved green spaces.

Duration
4 Hours
Price
$55 public (includes CAC admission)
$47 CAC members
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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On this four-hour tour, learn how the visions landscape architects William Le Baron Jenney and Jens Jensen had for the West Parks came to life. We’ll compare and contrast their styles and stop to view several structures and park features, from the Prairie Style boathouse in Humboldt Park to the conservatory and Spanish-style field house in Garfield Park. GET ON THE BUS! From March to November, CAC is offering several one-time-only bus tours! Explore different architecture topics throughout the Chicago area and save up to 35% when you book multiple tours in the series. These tours are expected to sell out quickly, so purchase your tickets today! For a list of all the tours included in this offer, visit architecture.org/bus2020.


GET ON THE BUS!

From March to November, the CAC is offering several one-time-only bus tours! Explore different architecture topics throughout the Chicago area and save up to 35% when you book multiple tours in the series. These tours are expected to sell out quickly, so purchase your tickets today! For a list of all the tours included in this offer, visit architecture.org/bus2020.

Pricing

$55 public (includes CAC admission) / $47 members
Discount tickets are available with a valid student ID for $52 at the CAC Box Office.
Buy tickets to 2 or 3 tours and save 20%
Buy tickets to 4 or 5 tours and save 25%
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Notes:
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center on the day of the event. View the CAC's hours.
  • Discounted tickets are available with a valid student ID for $52 at the CAC Box Office.
  • This tour is not available for private or group bookings. Browse tours available for groups.

Upcoming Parks and Boulevards by Bus Tours

Saturday Jul 18

  • 12:30pm Sold Out