Announcing a new Meetup for Windy City Explorers!
When: Saturday, May 1, 2010 10:00 AM
Lake Park Ave. & Hyde Park Blvd.
5100 Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
Joe Steffen will lead a 4.7 mile walk through the Kenwood neighborhood of 19th-century houses and mansions, including those of Julius Rosenwald (Sears stores), Gustavus Swift (meatpacking), Elijah Muhammad (Nation of Islam), and President Obama, following this route: http://www.walkjogrun.net/routes/current_route.cfm?rid=07BC9905-B9BA-DF8C-89750D03E915A60DDirections: CTA
: Take Bus 6 Jackson Park Express
from downtown to 50th/Lake Park and walk a short distance north to the stoplight.Metra
: Take the Metra Electric District Line
to the 51st/53rd (Hyde Park) station
. Go out the north station exit, and go west a short distance to the stoplight.Driving
: Take Lake Shore Drive to 47th St., go west to Lake Park Ave., and south to Hyde Park Blvd. Street parking is $1.25/hour, 2 hours max, or you can take your chances in the shopping center or school parking lot.
If you arrive after we have departed, call Joe's cell phone [masked] to find out where we are.
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/windycityexplorers/calendar/13247988/