Get out of downtown and explore the neighborhood of Wicker Park. Wicker Park has been a neighborhood of Chicago since its beginning in 1837. Throughout the years it has a been a hub for the arts, flooded with commercial businesses, art galleries, industrial buildings, and still today it is a popular neighborhood for these things.
We will be dipping in and out of alleys, checking out street art and murals. Exploring the shops and business along Milwaukee ave. Talking about the architecture. The history of the neighborhood, and what it is now. Discovering hidden gems only the locals know. If you want to get a feel for a Chicago neighborhood, Wicker Park is a good place to start.
Sights we may explore on Wicker Park Chicago Street Art Tour
- Chopin Theatre
- Chicago Flat Iron Building
- Home bank and Trust building
- Northwest Tower - The Robey Hotel
- Myopic Books
- Reckless Records
Street Art Artists we may see:
- My dog sighs
- Mau Mau
- James Janowiak
- Irena Kruglova and Wes
Where: The Polish Triangle. The park in between Milwaukee, Division and Ashland near the Division Blue line stop in front of the The Nelson Algren Memorial fountain (map)
Duration: Tour lasts approx. 2 hours. Total walking is just over 1 miles (1.5 km).
When: View our full tour calendar. Tours are on U.S. Central Standard Time.
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it's done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone's budget.
Save more money and combine our tours with a tourist pass.