Oct 27 - Architectural River Boat Cruise

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Oct 27 - Architectural River Boat Cruise


October 27, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Guests will embark upon an exciting journey touring the Chicago River and its architectural landmarks. Experienced and entertaining docents recount the dramatic story of Chicago's rise from the Great Fire of 1871 to become the home of the skyscraper and the cradle of modern American architecture.

Enjoy the breathtaking vantage point from an open cruise deck while passing under a variety of fascinating bridges and marveling at the extensive array of landmark buildings. Examine the work of numerous architectural giants, including Louis Sullivan and Mies van der Roh, and before the afternoon is over, you will become an expert on everything Chicago!

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  • This tour will operate rain or shine, please dress accordingly

  • This will not be a fully private tour.

  • Sunscreen, light comfortable clothes, and sneakers are recommended for this activity.

  • Boat is departing from Michigan Avenue Dock, dock is not ADA accessible.

  • Transportation to pick up at 1:00 PM at McCormick Place and drop at Fairmont Hotel (or multiple, three stops maximum)

  • Cash bar is available on the cruise

  • Lunch will not be provided on this tour.

  • Minimum registration due by September 25th, or tour will be cancelled.