Walking Chicago

35 Tours of the Windy City's Dynamic Neighborhoods and Famous Lakeshore
Walking; Wilderness Press
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  • erschienen am 11. August 2020
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  • 264 Seiten
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Get to Know the Illinois City's Most Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods

Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Long-time Chicagoan Robert Loerzel leads you on 35 unique walking tours in this comprehensive guidebook. Go beyond the obvious with self-guided tours through one of the nation's most walkable cities, which is equal parts glamour and grit. Chicago's diverse neighborhoods represent a melting pot-from Little Italy to Greektown, La Villita to the Ukrainian Village.

With this guide in hand, you'll soak up history, political gossip, and architectural trivia. Find ethnic culture in Andersonville or high culture at the Art Institute. Listen to the blues on the South Side, or catch a ballgame on the North Side. Marvel at the Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in Oak Park or at nature's masterpiece along Lake Michigan. There are tips on the best cafes, bars, and night spots. With humorous anecdotes, surprising stories, and fun facts to share with others, this guidebook has it all. Whether you're looking for a walk on the beach or a slice of deep dish pizza, Walking Chicago will get you there. So find a route that appeals to you, and walk Chicago!

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978-0-89997-698-3 (9780899976983)
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Robert Loerzel, a freelance reporter, copyeditor, and photographer, has lived in the Chicago area since 1988, when he graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He currently resides in the city's Uptown neighborhood. Robert's first book, Alchemy of Bones: Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897, was published in 2003. He has written about news, the arts, and local history for publications including the Chicago Tribune and Chicago magazine, and he has reported on-air for WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. His concert photography has appeared in many online and print publications. In 2016, he won the Chicago Reader's poll for Best Chicagoan to Follow on Twitter.


Authors' Note

Overview Map


Walking Tours

  1. Michigan Avenue at the Chicago River
  2. The Loop, Part 1
  3. The Loop, Part 2
  4. The Loop, Part 3
  5. Millennium Park & the New Eastside
  6. Grant Park
  7. The Museum Campus & Northerly Island
  8. The Chicago Riverwalk
  9. River North
  10. The Magnificent Mile
  11. Near South Side
  12. Chinatown
  13. Bronzeville
  14. Hyde Park & Kenwood
  15. Jackson Park & South Shore
  16. Wolf Lake
  17. West Loop
  18. Little Italy & Vicinity
  19. Pilsen
  20. Bridgeport
  21. Pullman
  22. Beverly & Morgan Park
  23. Garfield Park
  24. The 606
  25. Humboldt Park
  26. Wicker Park & Vicinity
  27. Logan Square
  28. The Gold Coast & Old Town
  29. Lincoln Park
  30. Lake View
  31. The Lakefront from Addison to Foster
  32. Andersonville & Uptown
  33. Rogers Park
  34. Lincoln Square & Nearby
  35. North Branch Trail

Appendix: Walks by Theme


About the Authors

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