CHICAGO -- Visitors to this city can tour its historic downtown
Loop district aboard the Transit Authority's elevated trains.
Loop Tour Trains depart from the Randolph and Wabash station
every Saturday at 12:15 p.m., 12:55 p.m., 1:35 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.
(tours last approximately 40 minutes).
Tickets must be obtained at the Chicago Office of Tourism
Visitor Information Center, located on the first floor of the
Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph St., at Michigan
The tours are led by Chicago Architecture Foundation guides, who
present the history of the 100-year-old downtown area and elevated
Self-guided "audio architecture" walking tours of Chicago's Loop
also are available at the Cultural Center's shop. The price is
For additional information, call (312) 744-2400.