Masks required in Abakanowicz Research Center; optional for rest of Museum more


Walking Tour | Pilsen Murals

05/28 10:00 a.m.

Walk through Pilsen with local guide Luis Tubens and get the larger meaning behind the artwork in Chicago’s capital of Mexican cultures. More

June 4th

Walking Tour | Glitterati on the Gold Coast

06/04 10:00 a.m.

Whisk away to a time when Chicago’s rich and famous caroused on the coast. More

June 4th

Walking Tour | Union Station

06/04 1:00 p.m.

Take a closer look at one of America's last great railway terminals on a walking tour that highlights this iconic Chicago locale. More
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The Teamsters Union in Chicago

Posted under Blog by Heidi Samuelson

In recognition of International Workers’ Day, we’re spotlighting the Teamsters Union and its history in Chicago. Historically, the term “teamsters” referred to commercial road transportation workers. Before 1945, most teamsters worked locally, driving “teams” of horses throughout Chicago. By the late twentieth century, national road networks enabled an interstate trucking industry, which employed many long-haul More

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