About Historic Chicago South Side
This is a tour full of interest, history, and beauty! You’ll travel through Grant Park, the front lawn of the city and site of Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium with its sky dome, and the Joseph Petrillo outdoor band-shell where Chicagoans listen to fine music on summer nights.
More Information on Historic Chicago South Side
Art Institute of Chicago Starting point of historic Route 66(Adams Street) Grant Park(Chicago’s Front Lawn) Chess Records site Lake Michigan along South Lake Shore Drive President Barack Obama’s Home Robie House(U.S. National Historic Landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright) University of Chicago including Rockefeller Memorial Chapel Jackson Park – Location of Chicago’s World Fair of 1893 Museum of Science & Industry Museum Campus – Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium & Field Museum Buckingham Fountain Neighborhoods include: Chinatown, Kenwood, Hyde Park & Woodlawn
Starting at the corner of Michigan & Monroe, this tour will take you past all the sites of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park, and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Traveling on you will see President Obama’s home, Robie House, University of Chicago and Jackson Park, and the Museum of Science and Industry. The return trip will take you through Museum Campus and past Buckingham Fountain
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