Guided tour

Chicago: Icons Guided Architecture Walking Tour

Guided tour

Chicago: Icons Guided Architecture Walking Tour

From US$ 30 per person

Explore Chicago's iconic architecture on a lively walking tour around the city with an expert guide and visit the galleries of the Chicago Architecture Center.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Gaze at the many architectural styles of Chicago
  • Learn about the connections between the past and present
  • Discover what inspires design today
  • Hear interesting facts and stories about each building from your guide
Full description

See the best of Chicago's architecture and walk past buildings from the 1890s to the present. Discover the latest in architecture from Frank Gehry, Renzo Piano, and Adrian Smith.

Make seven stops in downtown Chicago, featuring the famous 19th-Century Commercial style, Beaux-Arts, Mid-Century Modern and Postmodern buildings. Compare and contrast a wide range of buildings with varying architectural styles and see how older structures connect to new skyline additions.

Finally, finish your tour with a visit to beautiful Millennium Park, where world-class art and architecture combine, creating a unique urban fabric.

  • Certified and professional guide
  • Admission to the galleries of the Chicago Architecture Center
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Storage for luggage or strollers

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Meeting point

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601 Please have a mobile or printed ticket ready.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Storage for luggage or strollers is not available
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leider hat die reservierung nicht geklappt, die führung hat nicht stattgefunden. die sehr freundlichen mitarbeiter im cac haben eine lösung gesucht und gefunden: hoffentlich klappt der neu vereinbarte termin; dennoch sehr ärgerlich, da unsere wenigen tage in chicago naturgemäß dicht geplant sind.

March 18, 2023


Product ID: 386788