Walking Chicago: 35 Tours of the Windy City's Dynamic Neighborhoods and Famous Lakeshore (Paperback)

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Get to Know the Illinois City's Most Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods

Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Chicagophile Robert Loerzel leads you on 35 unique walking tours in this comprehensive guidebook. Go beyond the obvious with self-guided tours through one of the nation's most walkable cities, which is equal parts glamour and grit. Chicago's diverse neighborhoods represent a melting pot--from Little Italy to Greektown, Pilsen to Ukrainian Village.

With this guide in hand, you'll soak up history, political gossip, and architectural trivia. Find ethnic culture in Andersonville or high culture at the Art Institute. Listen to the blues on the South Side, or catch a ballgame on the North Side. Marvel at the Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in Oak Park or at nature's masterpiece along Lake Michigan. There are tips on the best cafes, bars, and night spots. With humorous anecdotes, surprising stories, and fun facts to share with others, this guidebook has it all.

Book Features

  • 35 self-guided tours through the Windy City
  • More than 20 miles of stunning shoreline along Lake Michigan
  • Fun facts and unknown stories to share with others

Whether you're looking for a walk on the beach or a slice of deep dish pizza, Walking Chicago will get you there. So find a route that appeals to you, and walk Chicago.

About the Author


Robert Loerzel, a freelance reporter, copy editor, and photographer, has lived in the Chicago area since 1988, when he graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He currently resides in the city's Uptown neighborhood. Robert's first book, Alchemy of Bones: Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897, was published in 2003. He has written about news, the arts, and local history for publications including the Chicago Tribune and Chicago magazine, and he has reported on-air for WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. His concert photography has appeared in many online and print publications. In 2016 Robert won the Chicago Reader's poll for Best Chicagoan to Follow on Twitter.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780899976976
ISBN-10: 0899976972
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Publication Date: August 11th, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Walking