Crafting Your Experience

ChicagoHistory
Amy Bizzarri

In Search of 19th Century Chicago

Step by in time with a tour of 19th century history hidden in plain sight! This tour will take you on a journey to Chicago in the 1800's, when our city was on the make, earning its big shoulders and bustling 24/7/

  • 1.

    Hull Home

    Hull Home

    Jane Addams, a pioneer before her times

  • 2.

    Osaka Garden

    Osaka Garden

    After the fair

  • 3.

    Old St. Patrick's Church

    Old St. Patrick's Church

    Cornerstone of Irish Culture

  • 4.

    South Side Elevated Car

    South Side Elevated Car

    Artifact from the glorious, early days of public transportation in Chicago

  • 5.

    Clarke House

    Clarke House

    Portrait of pre-Civil War Chicago

  • 6.

    Fountain Girl

    Fountain Girl

    Water not whisky

  • 7.

    Merz Apothecary

    Merz Apothecary

    Dreamy drugstore

  • 8.

    Couch Mausoleum

    Couch Mausoleum

    A stately reminder of Lincoln Park's graveyard past

  • 9.

    Beer Baron Row

    Beer Baron Row

    Wicker Parks Post-Fire Mansions

  • 10.

    Pickwick Lane

    Pickwick Lane

    Passageway to Old Chicago

  • 11.

    Chicago's Hidden History

    Chicago's Hidden History

    Welcome to my tour of 19th century Chicago!

  • 12.

    Wood Block Alley

    Wood Block Alley

    Horse-drawn days

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