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Online programs and virtual tours continue while CAC tours are currently suspended and the Center is closed, in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines from the State of Illinois.

See some of Chicago's most beautiful residences and an early 1900s church on this delightful walk along three blocks of Dearborn Street. Learn the history of this storied Near North neighborhood, established in the wake of the Great Chicago Fire.

1.5 Hours
Intersection of Dearborn St. and North Blvd.

Highlights on this tour include a look inside St. Chrysostom’s Church to view its stunning stained glass, along with fascinating stories about the people who lived in this affluent historic district.

The tour begins directly north of the intersection of Dearborn Street and North Boulevard, near 47 W. North Blvd, on the edge of the park. It ends three blocks south, at the intersection of Dearborn and Goethe streets.

  • Advance reservations are required for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming Gold Coast: Dearborn Street Tours

Scheduled departures for this tour will return next season. To be notified when tickets for our next tour season go on sale, email