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Free Tours by Foot, Chicago

4.9
#8 of 50 in Outdoors in Chicago
Chicago isn’t known as “The Second City” because it come second to NYC or DC, but because it rebuilt itself after the Great Fire of 1871. In the rush to get a tax base back, building regulations were minimal leading to unique architecture, tall buildings and the iconic skyline we know today.

Join Free Tours by Foot in the downtown area known as “The Loop” on a highlight tour through Millennium Park to see what everyone calls “The Bean” (even though it’s not a bean at all!), see the work of Picasso and Chagall on street corners, learn about the many styles of architecture that Chicago offers. You will find the hidden treasures of Tiffany Glass tucked away in public buildings all while learning the history of how Chicago came to be and then how it did it all again.

Or take our Literary Tour to see the city through the eyes of authors and poets!
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  • Bruce is clearly passionate and knowledgeable about the city he was born and bred in. His love for the architecture and history of Chicago is infectious. Wonderful nuggets about who built what, when.....  more »
  • Bruce is very passionate and knowledgeable. He was a great guide! I will definitely go on another one of these tours!  more »

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