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Joe Steffen will lead a 2.5 hour, 4 mile walk through part of the Edgewater community area (http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/413.html) past the Edgewater Beach Apartments (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgewater_Beach_Hotel), Living 2007 mural (http://chicagoist.com/2007/08/08/beautifying_chi.php), through the Lakewood-Balmoral neighborhood, and to the Civil War memorials in Rosehill Cemetery (http://graveyards.com/IL/Cook/rosehill/). Please do not bring your dog. Directions: CTA: Take the Red Line to Bryn Mawr and walk east 1/2 block to Winthrop Ave. Driving: Take Lake Shore Dr. or Sheridan Road to Bryn Mawr Ave. and go west to Winthrop Ave. Street parking is $2/hour, 3 hours max. If you arrive after we have departed, wait for us to return to the Meetup location at about 11:40 AM.
Space is Available. The event is NOT sold out! You have to contact the organizer and pay to reserve your spot! The cost is $35 inclusive of meal, tax and service charge. Once you pay, you’ll be added manually to the event. There are no refunds. Click on the organizer photo and send a message expressing your interest. We’ll reply with payment details. Join us Sunday October 6th at 12:30 to enjoy a good old fashioned Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues! We’ve done this in the past as a group and it’s terrific! It’s a fun way to welcome in the fall season with hearty food, inspirational music and the camaraderie of your neighbors! If you can arrive early at 11:00, we will enjoy a special treat including a quick spin around the Marina Towers area to discover a hidden marina and some other secret gems known only to the participants of this event!
Check out my Video Introduction to this event: http://vid.us/zc4h7p It's time for Open House Chicago! Join your friends from the Windy City Explorers as we visit some great sites in the Loop. Meet at the Bean (coffee in hand) at 9:45AM to receive our list of favorite sites within easy walking distance right downtown in the Loop. We are veterans with this event now! We start out as a group and visit a dozen sites or more (or less) together. Then it's off to lunch at a favorite rooftop venue! It's not easy to keep together, but with list in hand you will keep crossing paths with the group as some of us visit each and every site while others take more time and linger at their favorites. When we reach the point of exhaustion we reconvene for lunch and compare notes. There is something for everyone! FastPass! Join the Chicago Architecture Foundation and receive FastPass Access to skip the lines at many of the sites we visit! Visit http://www.architecture.org/join-give/join/membership/ and sign up today! Here is the Open House Chicago website where you can learn full details of the event. http://www.openhousechicago.org
Check out my Video Introduction to this event: http://vid.us/zc4h7p It's time for Open House Chicago! Join your friends from the Windy City Explorers as we visit some great sites together! For the Sunday edition, we sleep in a bit longer and then go visit a few extraordinary sites in outlying neighborhoods. We still meet at the Bean and receive a list of suggested sites. Then we depart in smaller or larger groups, depending on which sites YOU want to visit. We take rideshare or public transportation to a select few sites away from the Loop. If you missed the Saturday edition, you're welcome to stick around and do the Loop Circuit; but your organizers will be leading this day's course out and about to other neighborhoods. FastPass! Join the Chicago Architecture Foundation and receive FastPass Access to skip the lines at many of the sites we visit! Visit http://www.architecture.org/join-give/join/membership/ and sign up today! Here is the Open House Chicago website where you can learn full details of the event. http://www.openhousechicago.org