Venue Details

2 Star Starred
Gold Coast Neighborhood
Meet at Chicago Water Works Visitor Information Center at N. Michigan Ave & Pearson 163 E. Pearson Street Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 744-8783
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Member Tips

Comfortable Shoes. We covered a few miles!!
info Sep 17 2012 star this tip starred

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended May 17 2013

Joyce tours are terrific. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and hit all of the high spots. Don't miss their tours!!!!

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

My wife and I are from the northern suburbs, and really enjoyed getting to know this part of the city better. Paula was a really good guide, and was especially... continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

A very nice tour. Paula was knowledgeable, and talked just enough to be interesting, and had enough detail to keep us engaged without getting pedantic. A great afternoon!

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What you’ll see:

* The water tower and the water tower pumping station

* The John Hancock Building 

* The Fourth Presbyterian Church;

* The Palmolive Building 

* The Drake Hotel 

* Oak Street Beach

* Various 19th century mansions along Astor Street 

* Division Street 

* The Viagra Triangle 

This tour:

* begins in front of the Chicago Water Works Visitor Information Center 163 E. Pearson (at N. Michigan Ave.) at 2:00pm.

* ends at the Fourth Presbyterian Church – corner of Delaware and N. Michigan Ave.

* covers about 2 miles at a leisurely pace.

* runs 2 to 2.5 hours.

Please note that tour guide gratuity is not included in the tour price, so if you enjoy your tour, tips are very much appreciated.