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Bus Tour | Chicago Blues

Chicago is famous for blues music. During the Great Migration, African Americans moved from southern states to northern states and brought blues music with them. As they settled into their new lives in cities, the music changed to reflect those places. In Chicago, it was electrified. Blues music became popular around the world, and for More

Bus Tour | Chicago Blues

Chicago is famous for blues music. During the Great Migration, African Americans moved from southern states to northern states and brought blues music with them. As they settled into their new lives in cities, the music changed to reflect those places. In Chicago, it was electrified. Blues music became popular around the world, and for More

Bus Tour | Chicago Blues

Chicago is famous for blues music. During the Great Migration, African Americans moved from southern states to northern states and brought blues music with them. As they settled into their new lives in cities, the music changed to reflect those places. In Chicago, it was electrified. Blues music became popular around the world, and for More

Bike Tour | Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains

Explore the fountains of Lincoln Park and the Near North Side with Greg Borzo, author of Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains (2017). The city is home to more than 130 outdoor public fountains, and many of them have stories to tell. This tour is 5 miles of biking at a leisurely pace and ends in Streeterville, with More

Civic Season | Virtual Panel Talk: Voting Rights in Illinois and the United States

Local elections are a critical part of civic engagement and provide citizens the opportunity to have their voices heard in the political process from the earliest stages. Chicago’s local government has historically been vital to the lives and needs of all its residents, and yet local elections–and especially primary elections–tend to have very low turnout More

Walking Tour | Union Station

Take a closer look at one of America’s last great railway terminals, which bustles with activity day and night. Find out why it was once called “a city within a city” and learn the hidden stories that go unseen by thousands each day. Tour runs 1.5–2 hours.  As per the CDC, masks are recommended inside More

Walking Tour | Union Station

Take a closer look at one of America’s last great railway terminals, which bustles with activity day and night. Find out why it was once called “a city within a city” and learn the hidden stories that go unseen by thousands each day. Tour runs 1.5–2 hours.  As per the CDC, masks are recommended inside More

Walking Tour | Union Station

Take a closer look at one of America’s last great railway terminals, which bustles with activity day and night. Find out why it was once called “a city within a city” and learn the hidden stories that go unseen by thousands each day. Tour runs 1.5–2 hours.  As per the CDC, masks are recommended inside More

Walking Tour | Glitterati on the Gold Coast

Whisk away to a time when Chicago’s rich and famous caroused on the coast. Gaze at ornate architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan, step onto a rare wood-block alleyway, and take in Chicago’s early mansions, including the Archbishop’s Residence. Tour runs 1.5 to 2 hours.  Masks are optional for our outdoor walking tours. Learn More

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