White City Revisited
Explore Jackson Park, site of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and future home to the Obama Presidential Center.
Discover how architect Daniel Burnham and landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted turned swampy marshes into a beautiful site for a fair so grand it continues to fascinate people today. See the Garden of the Phoenix, which honors the relationship that exists between the U.S. and Japan, and the recently installed Skylanding sculpture by Yoko Ono on the park’s Wooded Island.
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- Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
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Highlights of this Tour
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