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Chicago Walking Tour: Modern Architecture provided by Chicago Architecture Center

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 19/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Chicago Walking Tour: Modern Architecture
Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
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Updated 19/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Chicago Architecture Center
    111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    Meet at the Chicago Architecture Center at 111 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601
    See address & details
  • 1
    Chicago Architecture Center
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Chicago River
  • 2
    Marina City
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Daley Center
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Chicago Architecture Center
    111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    Meet at the Chicago Architecture Center at 111 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Walking tour of Chicago's modern and postmodern architecture
  • Narration by a professional and certified guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Storage for luggage or strollers
  • Coat check
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Chicago Architecture Center or CAC (formerly the Chicago Architecture Foundation, CAF) is at the south end of the Magnificent Mile near the intersection of Michigan and Wacker.
  • Tour Guides are trained and certified by the CAC. As volunteers, they are exceptionally motivated, enthusiastic, and capable interpreters of Chicago's world-class architectural legacy. CAC tours are the real deal - narrated, but not scripted, led by Chicago enthusiasts.
  • Not recommended for young children.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Chicago Architecture Center
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A must visit
Good variety of architectural items for sale. From books and clothing to mugs and artwork. I really enjoyed browsin
homakolahi
homakolahi
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Best introduction to the city!
My first time in Chicago, kicked off the trip with the Chicago walking tour. The tour was interesting and informati
malamb86
malamb86
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Wonderful walk-through time
Ross was a great tour guide and was willing to answer lots of questions we had about buildings that were not part o
cstallwitz
cstallwitz
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Chicago architecture and skyscraper 101
The new Chicago Architecture Center is a great 2-3 hour stop for anyone even with a general interest in buildings a
h_l_nak
h_l_nak
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Fantastic docents
I took a membership this summmer and don't regret it at all !. I definitely recommend the CAC tours if you're a new
scott r
scott r
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Historical skyscrapers - excellent guide
This review is for origins of the Chicago skyscraper (or something similar), Sat 8/15. I've done 3 CAC walking tou
mishmosh_1
mishmosh_1
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Great tour!
We had not taken a CAC walking tour for years and this one was great! CAC tours do not disappoint. This tour tells
Robirowina
Robirowina
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Excellent tour!
The tour guide was a veteran architect that showed me the most emblematic buildings of the époque, and told me anec
TravellingH0pefully
TravellingH0pefully
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Wonderful walking tour with a delightful guide
I took part in a walking tour on Saturday 22nd February. Our guide, Margaret, was the perfect tour leader. Her re
SchatzeX
SchatzeX
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Beautiful, Informative and Quick
This is an awesome museum/center that won't take you hours to get through. It's laid out wonderfully. Tickets are o
43states31countries
43states31countries
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Good overview of city
Admission to the Architecture Center exhibits is included with all tours. There is a video with a giant model of th
Go813987
Go813987
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Pedway tour: fun, practical, and informative
This two hour tour of part of the Chicago Pedway system held surprises even for two native Chicagoans. Besides dis
andrearQ674LH
andrearQ674LH
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Best Architectural Tours!
We took the Essential Chicago tour with CAC on a chilly Friday afternoon and it was the best one yet. Eileen, our g
Sue1265
Sue1265
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Fantastic and informative activity
I highly recommend the CAC for visitors and even local Chicagoans. The exhibits are really well done. The 3D model
349donw
349donw
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Fascinating
Loved the tour! Learned a lot about the different buildings from the late 1800's through early 1900's. Very inter
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