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Cultural Mile Tour

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Cultural Mile Tour

Linda Zabors

The Chicago Cultural Mile is the section of Michigan Avenue from the Chicago River on the north to Roosevelt Road on the south.  The Cultural Mile is filled with great Chicago institutions such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Hall, The Art Institute of Chicago, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, Grant Park, The Spertus Museum, The Auditorium Theater, the Fine Arts Building and many others.

The Second Friday of each month the Chicago Cultural Mile tour will depart the Fine Arts Building.  

The Memorial Day tour will depart from the Logan Memorial in Grant Park.

 The north end of the Chicago Cultural Mile

The north end of the Chicago Cultural Mile

Who is Lawrence Pucci?

Who is Mike Alexandroff?

Who is Swami Vivekananda?

 


 Trademark of the Chicago Cultural Mile Association

Trademark of the Chicago Cultural Mile Association

Check out the other events taking place on the Chicago Cultural Mile on the Second Friday of each month

Millennium Park Garages discounts for Second Fridays

This tour may include all or part of the Millennium Park tour

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Past Events

Friday, August 12th 6pm will be a special free edition of the Cultural Mile tour which marks the end of our summer internship season.  The tour coincides with the 2nd Friday open studio event at the Fine Arts Building and the 20th annual Summerdance across the street in the park.  The tour will last approximately one hour, cover less than a mile of walking, and take place outdoors and indoors depending on the weather.  This event is hosted with the Chicago Streets and Beyond Photography Group.