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Learn about The 606/Bloomingdale Trail and how it came to be during this 90-minute, one-mile walking tour along the beautifully restored Bloomingdale railroad viaduct on Chicago’s northwest side.

1.5 Hours
$30 Public
$10 Basic Members
Free for Deco Members and above
Bloomingdale Trail entrance above Marshfield Ave., 1802 W. Bloomingdale Ave.
Premier tour*

Since its opening in 2015, The 606 has knit together neighborhoods that were once divided by the railroad. This tour covers the history of the railroad, offers insights into the four neighborhoods the 606 passes through and explains the process of re-imagining an old railroad viaduct into a modern city park and trail.

*The tour meets at the entrance to the 606/Bloomingdale Trail above Marshfield Avenue, just north of Walsh Park. 

  • 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.
  • This tour takes place on the eastern portion of the trail, passing through the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods. It begins atop the trail just east of the intersection of Marshfield and Bloomingdale avenues, and ends one mile west at Western Avenue.
  • 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.

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