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Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers

Chicago, United States
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1 hour 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

View Art Deco masterpieces built in the heart of Chicago’s financial district during the Roaring '20s. Learn how Art Deco reflected the era’s fun-loving optimism with lavish materials and geometric ornament.

Discover the origins of Art Deco and its hallmark motifs while admiring buildings like the Chicago Board of Trade, One LaSalle Street and the Field Building (now the Bank of America Building) -- all of which are designated Chicago landmarks.

What's Included

  • Walking tour of Downtown Chicago Art Deco architecture
  • Narration by a professional and certified Guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Storage for luggage or strollers

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Rookery Building, 209 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60604-1219

Discover the Art Deco inspired lobby of the Rookery designed by William Drummond

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chicago Board of Trade Building, 141 W Jackson Blvd La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60604-2992

Our tour will conclude at Chicago's most prominent Art Deco Building: The Chicago Board of Trade

Duration: 20 minutes

The Location

Where To Go

30 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA


Chicago, United States

Return details

Chicago Board of Trade, 141 W Jackson Blvd #300a, Chicago, IL 60604, USA


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Written Reviews (24)

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Our guide Mitch was just...

glenna | Jul 2018

Our guide Mitch was just amazing! He shared his knowledge and history with our group with ease! He started right on time and guided us through the loop buildings even in the pouring rain. Still making it such an interesting tour! We were a group

I would give this tour...

Susan L | Oct 2017

I would give this tour the 5 stars, highly recommended. Some gems you would otherwise not know about. We absolutely loved it. Our tour guide was fantastic!!!

This tour is a must...

Jon P | Sep 2017

This tour is a must on a visit to Chicago... so much of the city's earlier 20th century history is captured in this tour of the moderne art deco architecture. One does not tend to appreciate these gems hidden among the neo-classic buildings and

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Chicago Architecture Center or CAC (formerly the Chicago Architecture Foundation, CAF) is at the south end of the Magnificent Mile near the intersection of Michigan and Wacker.
  • Tour Guides are trained and certified by the CAC. As volunteers, they are exceptionally motivated, enthusiastic, and capable interpreters of Chicago's world-class architectural legacy. CAC tours are the real deal - narrated, but not scripted, led by Chicago enthusiasts.
  • Not recommended for young children.
  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers

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