Chicago Loop Interior Architecture Walking Tour
Step inside magnificent lobbies, corridors and the underground Pedway passages on an in-depth Chicago interior architecture tour. The total walking distance is 0.5 miles.
Duration: 2 hours
Reviews from travellers (4)
Loop Interior Tour...FANTASTIC!
Having never been on any type of tour in Chicago before, we weren't sure what to expect. Wow! We were we blown away by all of the fascinating things we discovered while on our Interior Loop tour yesterday. Elizabeth was a FANTASTIC guide! Chicago architecture and history rolled up into a fun/informative walk. Loved it! Can't wait to try some of the other tours that they offer!
Reviewed by Lfeegz / TripAdvisor • November 25, 2016
Best Architecure Tour, absolutely the best
I went on a architecture tour with this group I consider myself an architecture enthusiast and I still learned so much. The tour was very professional and had aspects to suit anyone. The company had spent years going through archives and books to find information that even google cannot find for you. Plus we got to go into a church inside a 22 story skyscraper, the Chase bank headquarters, and even the Chicago pedway. The pedway is pretty much a series of tunnels under the city that goes for over 5 miles, plus the tunnel goes under buildings and is one of the coolest parts of the tour. The tour guide who's name is Alex Bean was funny and enthusiastic. I will never forget the eternal flame that was surrounded by pigeons who where using it to warm up. Mr Bean also told us that once a pigeon on fire flew over him when he was teaching a tour. All in all I highly reccomend this tour that helps you appreciate Chicago more than the average tourist.
Reviewed by Benjamin / TripAdvisor • November 25, 2016
Inside out and around the Loop
Great walking tour. Really gives a different perspective of architecture from the inside out, moving through indoor lobbies, street/sidewalk spaces and Pedway. It is ok for any kind of weather. Our tour guide, Alex, was so interesting that in the church in the skyscraper another tour stopped to listen to him. Encompasses a great deal of Chicago history and we learned the many spaces, places and ways downtown that can help one see changes and meaningful moments. As a Chicagoan, all the things we saw were familiar to me but received added emphasis and value of knowledge.
Reviewed by Sondra T / TripAdvisor • November 25, 2016
Fun, interactive, and educational tour!
I was on the Loop Interior Architecture tour with Chicago Detours this past weekend, and it was a very fun, interactive, and educational tour! The roadmap they put together was thoughtful from starting at a building surrounded by architecture history, to ending at the beautiful Chicago cultural center across from the Millenium Park. And in between, they took us to some of the most beautiful and interesting buildings in Chicago - who would have thought, a church inside of a skyscraper? We also got to explore part of the Chicago pedway (which is great since it was cold that day). And I really enjoy the pictures and movie clips on the iPad. For me - those pictures and movie clips put things within the context of where they were before and where they are now. Our lead, Alex, was so knowledgeable and fun. I was always interested in history - and he didn't disappoint offering not just history you got to read in books, but also pop culture tidbits related to them. I so enjoyed this, and plann
Reviewed by Isa D / TripAdvisor • November 25, 2016
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