Chicago is known for being home to some of the most famous and beautiful architecture in the world. While you’re in town, be sure to sign up for a tour, or two! Below we’ve listed some of our top choices for architecture tours. Don’t see anything you’re interested? There are over 85 different tours offered at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Must See Chicago
Must-See Chicago is a fast-paced, 90-minute tour introducing Chicago and many of its most famous buildings, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Sears (Willis) Tower, Wrigley Building, Chicago Theatre and John Hancock Center. As you explore downtown.
Chicago is more than just the birthplace of the skyscraper—it’s also where most innovations in skyscraper design originated. On this tour, take a step back in time to the late 1800s, to hear stories behind the city’s world-famous early tall buildings…
Elevated Architecture: Downtown “L” Train
Explore Chicago’s amazing architecture from the unique perspective of the elevated trains and station platforms while learning the history of the famous “L” system and how it has shaped the development of the buildings within the Loop.