Perfect Day Chicago: For History Buffs

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Perfect Day Chicago: For History Buffs
Perfect Day Chicago: For History BuffsEnjoy a day experiencing the best the city has to offer without the hassle of having to drive in and find parking.

Architectural Boat Tour (Mag Mile) - Architectural boat tours are a right of passage of any history lover. You'll be amazed by just how much historical context the tour guides give you during even the shortest tour, and you'll have a whole new appreciation for the river, the city, and the effort it took to make it look as beautiful as it does today.

Nearby Routes: CTA Buses #2, 3, 6, 10, 20, 26, 120; CTA Red, Brown, Purple, Pink, Orange, and Green Line Trains

Pullman Monument (Pullman) - Pullman is on of the most famous company towns in the United States. Located on Chicago's far south side, Pullman was the first model, planned industrial community in the U.S. President Obama designated the site a national monument in 2015.

Nearby Routes: Metra Electric Line Train, CTA Buses #4, 111A, 115

A Walk with Frank (Oak Park) - Before he found his iconic style, architect Frank Lloyd Wright used this home and studio as his test lab. Walking through the home and studio on a guided tour, you'll find the seeds of his signature designs. After the guided tour, you can take a self-guided walk through the neighborhood to see his other iconic homes.

Nearby Routes: CTA Green Line Train, Pace Bus #311, Metra UP-West Line Train

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