Venue Details

2 Star Starred
Kenwood
Meet at the Drexel Fountain 5100 Drexel Blvd Chicago, IL 60615
Get directions

Member Tips

dress

Casual
1 said this

travel

Parking is free
1 said this
Beth Sair
Really good walking shoes!!!
info Jun 18 2012 star this tip starred
Beth Sair
Bring your own water, 2 hours of walking.
info Jun 18 2012 star this tip starred
Beth Sair
Esay parking on Drexel.
info Jun 18 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Good walking shoes and comfortable clothing
info Jul 23 2012 star this tip starred
Lois R.
Not a problem in this area
info Aug 06 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Before going, check out other sites to see in the area
info Aug 06 2012 star this tip starred
View All 11 Tips

Reviews & Ratings

31 ratings
4.8 average rating
  • 26
    5
  • 4
    4
  • 1
    3
  • 0
    2
  • 0
    1
58 events
33 reviews
42 stars
attended Aug 25 2012

Well prepared, on schedule. Not only knowledgeable leader, but prepared with interesting historical photos, stories, etc. The small group (6) was ideal. The Kenwood... continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
47 events
29 reviews
29 stars
attended May 19 2012

I highly recommend this tour. Our guide was highly knowledgeable, very personable, and fascinated us with stories and details about Kenwood. She even came prepared with... continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
64 events
23 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 04 2012

Excellent docent: Paula is knowledgable, extremely personable, tour went much longer than expected because she had so much information, stories, anecdotes to share with us. A total 5 star experience!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 27 Reviews
Member Photos
More Information

Website

http://joycewalkschicago.com/index.php/walking-tours/weekly-meet-up...

Description

What you’ll see:  


  • Drexel Boulevard and Fountain

  • Rainbow PUSH Headquarters

  • The home of Bobby Franks (The Crime of the Century)

  • President Barack and Michelle Obama’s home

  • Mansions of Chicago’s elite–from Martin Ryerson to Muhammad Ali

Please note: 

Tour groups are limited to 15 participants.

There are no restrooms available on this tour.

Please dress for the weather and bring water.

This tour covers approximately 2 miles at a leisurely pace. 

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