Chicago: Secret Interiors Architecture Walking Tour

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Discover the hidden interiors of Chicago's most iconic buildings on a guided architecture tour. Explore the Rookery, Chicago Cultural Center, Marquette Building, and Chicago Board of Trade Building.


  • Uncover the stories that made Chicago the architectural icon it is today
  • Discover the significance of various design elements and hidden features
  • Experience the architectural splendor of the city's most iconic buildings
  • See how engineers ingeniously tackled lighting and structural challenges
  • Learn about the architectural innovations that make each building unique


Embark on a walking tour to uncover the exquisite domes, shimmering mosaics, and elaborate craftsmanship hidden inside Chicago's architectural marvels. Meander through the legendary buildings of Chicago's Loop, and immerse yourself in the narratives of ambition, intrigue, and fame. Witness firsthand the ingenious methods architects and engineers utilized to address the challenges of illumination and structural integrity, all in their quest to leave an indelible mark on the world's architectural stage. Delve deeper into the architectural innovations and styles that make each building unique, from the pioneering skyscrapers that defined a new era of cityscapes to the modernist masterpieces that reflect Chicago's ongoing architectural evolution. Discover hidden architectural features, the significance of design elements, and how Chicago's architecture has influenced global trends. Learn about the industrial magnates, infamous figures, and celebrated personalities who traversed these corridors through the Gilded Age and Roaring Twenties.


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Important Information

  • Since the Rookery is closed on Sundays, an alternative stop will be included in the tour

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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