Meet your expert guide at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, located on Michigan Avenue across from the Art Institute. (See Itinerary
section below for detailed directions). Stroll through the Loop area, stopping at multiple buildings and listening to engaging commentary from your guide. You'll see some of the city's earliest skyscrapers, dating from the 1870s to the 1930s. Learn about the architects who influenced the city's aesthetics and how the buildings shaped the city's culture.
Visit the following buildings, among others:
- The Rookery, a National Historic Landmark
- The Auditorium Building, a Louis Sullivan masterpiece
- Chicago Board of Trade Building, one of the city's finest examples of Art Deco architecture
Your tour ends back at its departure point after 2 hours.