Time: October 11, 2013 from 8pm to 11:45pm
Location: Buckingham Fountain
Street: Columbus and Congress in Grant Park
Website or Map: https://maps.google.com/maps?…
Event Type: architectural, social, historical
Organized By: Lee Diamond
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2013
Night Tour of the Loop
on Friday October 11, 2013 at 8:00 PM at
Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park in Chicago, IL
This night tour of the Loop focuses on impressive features of the dark in 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.
This ride will focus on the most impressive architectural elements of the area that stand out at night. We will take upper and lower streets, we will see lakefront and walls of vintage skyscrapers in the most concentrated area of landmark buildings in the world. In addition to wearing a helmet, you must have a front and rear light to ride.