May 25, 2022
Sunset Knoll Recreation Center
820 S. Finley Road
Lombard, IL 60148-3969
Chicago Architectural Cruise (Age 55+)
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Join the Lombard Park District as they enjoy a 90-minute cruise on the Chicago River to see and learn about Chicago's beautiful architecture. Lunch is included at Pompei Restaurant.
The city of Chicago sparkles with some of the greatest architecture in the world! Come along on a 90-minute cruise on the Chicago River to see and learn about these masterpieces from an expert narrator from the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Learn about the history of the masters such as Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Trace the evolution of Chicago architecture from the Wrigley Building to the Tribune Tower to the Merchandise Mart to the ultra-modern NBC Towers. Chicago’s First Lady Cruises will be our host. Their boats hold up to 250 passengers and feature open-air upper decks, a full-service bar and a climate controlled lower deck. Lunch is included at Pompei Restaurant in Chicago’s Little Italy.