Step into magnificent interior spaces and the underground Pedway on a creative route that weaves through buildings and secret short-cuts. Most of the tour takes place inside, which makes it great for any kind of weather. You’ll get a solid overview of Chicago history, and a new perspective on our famous architecture - both historic and contemporary!
Highlights include a church in a skyscraper, the underground Pedway system, sleek modernist architecture, and a historic department store with sparkling Tiffany mosaics. You’ll learn about the psychology behind interior space design, and the surprising history of Chicago shopping. On this insightful tour, guests share iPads loaded with archival maps, historic photos, and documentary video clips while the tour guide shares stories about Chicago’s history. The grand finale is the lavish interiors of the Chicago Cultural Center, a must-see for any Chicago visit.
- Engaging commentary provided by a top-rated tour guide
- Shared use of iPads with video & photos
- Professionally printed Chicago Pedway Map
- Special Chicago gifts
Tour runs rain or shine. Children under the age of 5 are free.
MEETING POINT - Walking tour starts inside the Marquette Building at 140 S. Dearborn. Walk straight through the lobby and continue straight to the back of the exhibit space to find your tour guide. Please arrive 10-15 minutes in advance for check-in.
Tour cannot be cancelled but can be rescheduled with at least 48 hours notice.
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