Chicago Highlights: Story of a Gangster

4.48 (31 ratings)
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A historic walk that tells the story of Chicago's emergence from the ashes of the Great Chicago Fire.  Your stroll takes you from the heart of downtown north across the river.  

You'll see world-famous landmarks while learning answers to the city's most compelling questions:  Where was the world's first skyscraper?  Why are there two Wacker Drives stacked on top of one another?  

What's the real reason it's called "The Windy City"?  And lest we forget – GANGSTERS!!

Availability:

  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English

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Highlights

  • Take in the most interesting sights of the biggest city in America's heartland

  • Hear the story of the most infamous of Chicago sons, Al Capone

  • Starting in the the city's famed Loop, you'll visit iconic sights like the Tribune Tower and the Chicago River

  • Take in the Magnificent Mile and end up in a place where you can still see bullet holes from the city's violent past

Storyline

It’s 1930. Things been tough for your family for the last year, just as it has been for most Americans during the Great Depression.

 ince your father died unexpectedly, it’s up to you to support your family. You heard that Al Capone’s criminal “business” is always looking for help. 
You decide to give it a shot.

Experience's route

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Starting point Exchequer Restaurant & Pub
226 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60604, USA
Finish point Holy Name Cathedral Rectory
730 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Places you will visit

10

It will take you

57-87 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km

  • Not for kids
  • Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
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Ratings and Reviews

4.48

31 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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edgar mejia

06 Jul 2024

mjsbungalow

13 May 2024

CHRISTOPHER SURGEN

06 May 2024

Carlos

02 Mar 2024

bunny1991bb

02 Jan 2024
A really excellent story with lovely slices of Chicago history as well - a good, fun walk with great writing! Thanks for a fun new way to explore downtown Chicago.

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