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“Chicago 7 Most Endangered” Coach Tour
Saturday, October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Members—$45 & guests—$50. Water, soft drinks, snacks, and box lunch from The Goddess and Grocer included.
This program is wait-listed. Please call the Village office at 773.248.8700 to be placed on the wait list.
Round trip from the Village office (2502 N. Clark St.). Please arrive by 9:45 AM as the bus will leave promptly at 10:00 AM.
This tour is not-to-be-missed for those interested in taking a closer look at the threatened buildings of the 2017 Chicago 7 and being immersed in their history. The tour will be conducted by Ward Miller of Preservation Chicago and Jacob Kaplan of Forgotten Chicago, two leading experts on the history of Chicago and its architecture. The tour will visit the Madison Pulaski Commercial District, Chicago’s 20th Century Public Sculptures throughout the Loop, Jackson Park and South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago Union Station Power House, Cornell Store & Flats, Altgeld Gardens, Water Intake Cribs (from the shore!). Learn why Preservation Chicago chose these “7” as our 2017 most endangered and what these spaces, places, and works of art mean to the City of Chicago.
Please note that the bus is not wheelchair accessible. Some walking involved, must be able to board and de-board the bus.
Restroom stop at the South Shore Cultural Center with a brief tour of SSCC.
- Reservations required for all events.
- The Village aims to match participating members by request to Village events when other members who are attending the event are able to provide transportation. When registering, please let the Village office know if you are able to drive or would like a ride to an event.