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Historic Sheffield is long considered a gem of late 19th century architecture, its streets lined with gorgeous homes from that era and beyond. Also noteworthy are the three Row House Districts from the 1870s and ’80s, each of them landmarked by the City.

1.5 Hours
$30 Public
$10 Basic Members
Free for Deco Members and above
SW corner of Sheffield and Fullerton in front of the Depaul University map
Premier tour*

The 90-minute tour weaves together stories of neighborhood characters, demographic change, and DePaul University’s expansion, while also highlighting the myriad architectural styles that make the neighborhood unique.

The tour begins and ends at the intersection of Sheffield and Fullerton avenues.

  • 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.
  • Paid street parking is limited. Public transportation is recommended.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

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

Upcoming Sheffield Historic District Tours