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Learn the history of this Northwest Side classic Chicago neighborhood listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Developed by numerous immigrant communities beginning in the 1870s, today it is a diverse mix of economic levels and architectural styles from Victorian mansions to historic commercial districts and working-class housing.

Duration
2 Hours
Meet
The statue of Charles Wicker inside Wicker Park

At the heart of the neighborhood is Wicker Park itself, a active green oasis that is the center of a vibrant and active community. This urban neighborhood features outstanding Victorian residences where many famous Chicagoans have lived and worked.

NoteS:
  • Although it's not required, we recommend making reservations in advance for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
  • This tour is available for private bookings. Contact groupsales@architecture.org for more information.

Upcoming Wicker Park Tours


Scheduled departures for this tour will return next season. To be notified when tickets for our next tour season go on sale, email tickets@architecture.org.