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New Meetup: Gold Coast Historic District

From: Joe S.
Sent on: Thursday, July 30, 2009 8:31 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Windy City Explorers!

What: Gold Coast Historic District

When: August 15,[masked]:00 AM

Where:
Clark & Division St.
1200 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Joe Steffen will be leading a 3 mile walk past about 20 surviving 1890s mansions in the Gold Coast historic district, which from a distance looks like all high-rise condo buildings. Afterwards, those interested in the Chicago Air and Water Show can go to the nearby North Ave. Beach where you can hear announcements describing the planes flying overhead: http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/things_see_do/event_landing/special_events/mose/chicago_air___water.html
There are also many things to see in nearby Lincoln Park including the zoo, gardens, tropical conservatory, lily pond, and the live butterfly room in the nature center.

Directions: Take the CTA Red Line to Clark/Division, or the 22 or 36 bus.
If you arrive after we have departed, call Joe's cell phone[masked] to find out where we are.

Email Joe with any questions about this walk.
Check this website about an hour before the walk for possible weather cancellation.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/windycityexplorers/calendar/10992809/

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