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Chicago Walking Tour: Modern Architecture

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Chicago, United States
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1 hour 45 minutes (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

Embark on a walking tour of Chicago's more-recent architecture heritage with a 2-hour stroll highlighting the city's modern, postmodern, and international structures. Especially known for its architectural originality, Chi-town boasts everything from the elegant metal and glass tower of One South Dearborn to the Harold Washington Library, with its Beaux-Arts inspired exterior. Your guide will highlight these and other unique buildings, relaying background on their individual histories and construction en route.
  • Modern Chicago loop skyscrapers
  • Explore Chicago's international, modern and postmodern movements
  • Great for architecture buffs as well as anyone with a simple interest in the buildings of Chicago

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Reviews by Viator travelers
Cold but doable
Passport00247129096
, Dec 2018
Despite the cold weather, our docent provided a fascinating tour of modern architecture in the Loop. He was knowledgeable and entertaining, so we hardly felt the cold at all! Great choice.
Informative --creative-- exciting...
Stefan John W
, Sep 2017
Informative --creative-- exciting -- challenging--wonderful Tour guide!!!!!'
A great tour, at a reasonable price...
Cheryl P
, Jul 2016
A great tour, at a reasonable price. Our guide, Ollie, was very knowledgeable, fun and interesting.
I ended being the only person who...
Emily W
, Oct 2015
I ended being the only person who booked on this windy, rainy day. Had a wonderful private tour with docent Joseph. He was interesting, funny and informative and I loved the tour!
Well organised tour with a highly...
Matthew t
, Sep 2015
Well organised tour with a highly knowledgeable and informative guide
This tour was organised through the...
Michael H
, Jun 2013
This tour was organised through the Chicago Architecture Foundation and the guides are volunteers so some are better than others. We found it extremely interesting but you would need an interest in architecture to enjoy this tour.
Being a native, I've seen all of these...
Ann U
, May 2013
Being a native, I've seen all of these building before. I think anyone from out of town would be more impressed. Due to logistics, we weren't able to get close to these buildings, and there was quite a bit of repetition between the historic skyscraper tour and this one.
Very interesting! Need to be in good...
Richard H
, Aug 2009
Very interesting! Need to be in good shape, you walk at a pretty fast clip.

Product code: 3173MODERN

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