Time: June 14, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Buckingham Fountain
Street: Grant Park
City/Town: Chicago, IL
Website or Map: http://g.co/maps/3nsnp
Event Type: architectural, social, tour
Organized By: Lee Diamond
Latest Activity: Jun 14, 2012
Led by Lee Diamond of Chicago Neighborhood Bike Tours, join us for a free 2-hour mini-bike tour of the Loop. After work, grab your bike and pedal over to Buckingham Fountain to learn about some of Chicago's most notable historical landmarks and districts.
The tour will feature a 6 mile trek with narrated stops about the Downtown section of Chicago known as the Loop. Community Area #32, The Loop is bordered by Lake Michigan on the east, by the Chicago River on the north and west and by Roosevelt Road on the south, and within this small area exists dozens of national and city landmarks, and canyons of skyscrapers, set on top of double and triple leveled streets, intersected and sharing space with el trains. It is the seat of government for the city of Chicago and Cook County.
Ride limited to 150 participants. Pre-registration is required.