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Chicago’s Gold Coast Literary Walking Tour

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
2:00 to 4:00

Meet: Newberry Library, 80 West Walton Street

End: Poetry Foundation, 61 West Superior Street

In its heyday, when debates raged in Bughouse Square and ideas bounced about the Dil Picke Club, Chicago's Gold Coast featured a wide array of vibrant, joyous, and culturaly significant literary spots. Even today, the Gold Coast is home to a variety of world class literary insitutions, inluding the Poetry Foundation and Newberry Library. As we visit these places we'll discuss their history and significance, while meandering through stretches that include other interesting literary sites, such as the former location of the Playboy mansion.

Maximum registration: 10

$20 per person

The tour will be repeated on Wednesdy, August 15 from 2:00 to 4:00.

 

Tour registration: dgevans@chicagoliteraryhof.org, 773.414.2603.

Groups (8 or more walking tour: 40 or more bus tour) can arrange a date and time for any of the available tours.


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