A life in color
Louis Comfort Tiffany had a display at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. From that he acquired a number of commissions to adorn some of the most famous buildings in Chicago. We will explore his stained glass domes and windows and mosaics.
(Please confirm preferred date and time with guide before booking. )
This is a leisurely walking tour. We can start at your downtown hotel or the Chicago Visitors Center in the Cultural Center. I will provide directions.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We will meet in the Randolph Street lobby of the Chicago Cultural Center (the former Chicago Public Library) at Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue. I can provide directions from your hotel. I can also arrange to meet you at your downtown hotel.
End location: We will either return to the starting location or begin at one of the starting locations and end at the other. I will provide directions to return to your hotel.
Duration: 2 hours
Our walking pace will determine the number of stops we can make during the tour.
This is a leisurely walking tour. You can choose to cover as little as a few city blocks or a couple of miles. Our pace will determine the number of sites visited.
You will receive a welcome packet at your downtown hotel. I provide bottled water for each guest. I will take digital photographs and videos of you at each location and download them to you. Each guest will receive a post card of a Chicago landmark to keep as a souvenir or to mail to someone back home.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1 USD - If you find the need to use public transportation, you will need to purchase a CTA transit card. There are no extra costs on this tour other than the purchase of souvenirs, food and beverage and other personal items.
Should you wish to take public transportation, you will need to purchase a CTA transit pass. There are no extra costs other than for your souvenirs, food and beverages and other personal items you may wish to purchase.
I do not own a car, but can accompany you in your car or on public transportation.
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Lynn was fantastic - she catered the tour to our interests and our pace. She really made it a special day for us!