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


Walking Tour | Pilsen Murals

08/13 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


Walking Tour | Sheffield Stroll

08/14 10:00 a.m.

Stroll past Victorian architecture and sites of Hollywood films while exploring the history of the Sheffield/DePaul neighborhood. More

August 20th

SOLD OUT! Walking Tour | Glitterati on the Gold Coast

08/20 10:00 a.m.

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