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Heart of Chicago Walking Tour: History, Art, and Architecture

Created by Mathew Powers on November 28th 2016, 9:43:25 pm.

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This brief walking tour starts with the statue of city "founder" Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable and proceeds south to Millennium Park, with stops at some of the city's iconic buildings, monuments, and statues. Tour highlights include the Chicago River Museum, the Eastland Disaster, the Chicago Cultural Center, and sculpture by Picasso and iconic works such as The Cloud Gate, known affectionately to locals and tourists as "The Bean." The tour also includes the historic Palmer House and the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago.