Chicago History Minute

October 31, 1934, was the last day of the Century of Progress Exposition. This was the second World’s Fair held in Chicago and was attended by more than 40 million people.
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Neighborhood Walking Tours

neighborhoodwalkingtoursMay 1 through October 15

Tour the opulent mansions of the Gold Coast, or learn about Old Town’s colorful past.

Group size: Minimum 10, maximum 40 people

Duration: 90–120 minutes per neighborhood

Cost: $16 per person

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Neighborhoods

Gold Coast

See the opulent mansions and elegant townhouses of the city's wealthiest neighborhood. Learn about the historic Astor Street district and the area's most famous residents, including the McCormicks, Palmers, and Wrigleys.

Graceland Cemetery

Uncover old Chicago as you venture through one of the country’s most beautiful cemeteries.

Old Town

Explore the architecture of one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. Founded by German immigrants in the 1800s, Old Town became a gathering place for hippies in the late 1960s. Today, it is a thriving artists' haven, business district, and home to many young professionals.

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