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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.

Take a pleasant walk through Chicago’s beautiful Lincoln Park—a former lakeside cemetery turned recreation destination. Hear about the park’s history, learn the stories behind famous sculptures and enjoy a stroll through the park’s beloved zoo!

Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Children’s Fountain at Clark St. and North Ave.

The tour begins on the south end of the park, on the northeast corner of Clark Street and North Boulevard, near the Children’s Fountain (84 W. North Blvd). Paid street parking south of the park is limited. A paid parking lot is located one block north at 1730 N. Stockton Dr. Public transportation is recommended.

The route zigzags through the park, highlighting statues, fountains, gardens and beautiful works of architecture like Café Brauer and the Lincoln Park Conservatory. It concludes at the William Shakespeare statue near Stockton Drive and Belden Avenue.

Notes:
  • Advance reservations are required for this tour.
  • Tour ends at the Shakespeare statue at Stockton Dr. and Belden Ave., near the entrance to the Lincoln Park Zoo.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming Lincoln Park: From Cemetery to Sculpture Garden Tours


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