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Chicago Neighborhood Tours marks its 15th anniversary with 15 new excursions

Sunday, 29-Jan-2012

Explore the History, Culture and People of Chicago’s Diverse Neighborhoods on Half-Day, Guided Bus Tours

Chicago Neighborhood Tours marks its 15th anniversary with 15 new excursions, including “Pubs & Micro-breweries,” “LGBT Chicago” and “The Great Chicago Fire”


Chicago Neighborhood Tours is presented by the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture. All tours are conducted with a guide by motor coach and by foot, and depart from the Chicago Cultural Center, 77 East Randolph Street. Check in at 9:30 am (10:30 am for Hops & Barley: Pubs & Microbreweries only) in the main seating area behind the Randolph Street lobby. Tours range from $30-$55. Group rates are available. Early reservations are highly recommended.



Spring time marks start into Chicago River Cruises season

Monday, 11-Apr-2011

2011 — Chicago Architecture Foundation Goes Cruising – So Spring Must be Here.

The first Chicago Architecture Foundation architecture river cruise of the season is April 30 and tickets are available now. The architecture river cruise is offered aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises luxury cruising yachts, with open-air decks as well as air conditioned interior seating.

The cruise features the incomparable Chicago Architecture Foundation docents and is a favorite with seasoned cruisers as well as first-timers.  “Date night” cruises every Thursday and Friday evenings at 5:30 pm start in June.
All Chicago Architecture Foundation cruises depart from the lower level and southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. The staircase to the ticket window and dock is marked by a blue awning. The 2011 Tour Schedule runs through November 20.

Advance tickets and information is available at www.ticketmaster.com/rivertour or www.architecture.org. The print-at-home option allows quicker check-in for passengers at the dock. Tickets are $35/person and are also available at the Chicago Architecture Foundation Shop, 224 S. Michigan Avenue, at the Chicago’s First Lady ticket window at the dock or by calling 1-800-982-2787. Group Rates/groups of 20 or more:  312-322-1131.


More information about the CHICAGO Architecture Foundation and Chicago’s Architecture available on CHICAGOdossier.us


New Half-Day Bus Tours Explore Chicago’s Neighborhoods

Sunday, 27-Mar-2011

Tours Begin at the Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph St.

Discover Chicago’s diverse communities with these new half-day bus excursions that highlight the history, traditions and people of Chicago.

The following are new tours for 2011:


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