crash-course-in-chicago-history-tourCRASH COURSE IN CHICAGO HISTORY

Connect with the city's past from your own home.

Experience the story of Chicago, from frontier trading post to global metropolis, in this colorful and concise 60-minute presentation. Chicago Detours Executive Director Amanda Scotese, AM'13, will guide the talk via historic and modern day images. You'll learn about the major moments of the Second City's history, like the 1893 World's Fair and the creation of Route 66, that make it into our beloved city today.

Join us for additional talks and tours:

4/16 Crash Course in Chicago Architecture
4/23 From Nostalgia to Now: UChicago Campus Virtual Tour
4/30 1893 World's' Fair History

Registration and Event Questions
Chicago Detours tour company takes registration for this event. If you have any questions regarding registration or logistics of the event, please contact Chicago Detours at or 312.350.1131.

About Chicago Detours
The Chicago Detours tour company has been bringing people to explore stories and places locals don't even know since 2010. Amanda Scotese, AM'13, started the company to offer unique tour experiences of architecture, history and culture.



Date: Thursday, April 9

Time: 6:45-8:00 pm

Cost: $5.00
Location: Online
After registering, you will receive an email with instructions for viewing the online presentation.
6:45 pm CST “check in” (Zoom link opens for login)
7:00-8:00 pm CST Lecture/Tour and Q&A