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Union Station

Walking Tour | Union Station

Saturday, July 16

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 transportation hubs, such as stations, for people over age 2. For more information about Union Station’s policies, visit their website.

Exterior view of Union Station at Jackson and Clinton, Chicago, 1986. ICHi-039823
Postcard of the Grand Stairway in the Waiting Room at Union Station, Chicago, c. 1925. ICHi-068917
The walkway and pillars of Union Station on Canal Street between Adams and Jackson, Chicago. ICHi-065061
Postcard of the Main Waiting Room at Union Station, Chicago, c. 1925. ICHi-068912
Interior of Union Station, Chicago, December 1950. ICHi-065063

The Details



16 th

1:00 p.m.



$ 25

$22.50 Members

Event Location

Meet just inside the street-level Jackson entrance to Union Station

500 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60661

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