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Tour Description: The streets of Chicago hold some of most renowned and iconic sculptures that you’ll find in any city in the country. This tour highlights works from classical to modern, from works that figurately and literally reflect their surroundings to others that invite contemplation and, even, participation. The artwork found in the streets and building lobbies of Chicago offer a fascinating frame of reference to explore the culture, history and architecture of the city.
Tracks on This Tour: 1) Tour Introduction, 2) Chicago's Art Institute, 3) The Art Institute Lions, 4) The Fountain of the Great Lakes, 5) From Michigan to State Street, 6) State Street Planters, 7) From State Street to the Court House Alley, 8) Lines in Four Directions, 9) From Court House Alley to Federal Plaza, 10) The Flamingo, 11) From Federal Plaza to Quincy Street, 12) Ceres Atop Chicago's Board of Trade, 13) 190 South LaSalle Street, 14) Chicago Fugue in 190 South LaSalle, 15) From LaSalle Street to Monroe, 16) Repose in Amber, 17) From Monroe to Madison, 18) Dawn Shadows, 19) Across the Street on Madison, 20) Loomings and Knights & Squires, 21) From Wells to Dearborn on Madison, 22) The Four Seasons, 23) From Madison and Dearborn to First National Plaza, 24) Henry Moore's Unnamed Sculpture, 25) From First National Plaza to Daley Plaza, 26) The Picasso, 27) Crossing Washington, 28) Miro's Chicago, 29) From Miro to Millenium Park, 30) Millenium Park and Pritzker Pavilion, 31) Cloud Gate, 32) From Cloud Gate to Crown Fountain, 33) Crown Fountain, 34) Conclusion.
The tour begins outside the Art Institute of Chicago and takes you on a fascinating journey as you wind your way through the city, in and out of buildings and ultimately to Millennium Park.
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Walking Tour Length: 30 minutes recorded time, about 1.3 miles walking distance
With this tour, you always have a professional tour guide ready to share the history and secrets of great cities. No waiting for a group to form. No having to cut short your exploration of interesting areas because a bus is leaving. No having to stay at points you don't care about because a tour company thinks them special. Start whenever you want. Stop when you are ready. All information has been carefully researched for accuracy and is presented by professional narrators.
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