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history walk

Visit historic African American sites

Visit historic African American sites

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm the CEO of Centers for New Horizons, a nearly 50-year-old social service agency in the south side of Chicago. I'm a south side Chicago native, an urban community enthusiast and tireless advocate for disadvantaged families. I lead this experience in partnership with Lorenzo, a third-generation Bronzeville resident.
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About Centers for New Horizons, Inc.

Centers for New Horizons' mission is to develop, foster, and grow the educational, financial, social, and emotional capacities of the individuals and families that we serve. We do these things so that community members are afforded the opportunity to become self-reliant, and to improve the quality of their lives.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Centers for New Horizons, Inc. . .

What we’ll do

We'll meet at an intimate cafe and then hop in the car to explore the past and present of the historic Bronzeville area. Also known as the Black Metropolis, this neighborhood was home to some of the 20th century's most influential African Americans. We'll visit several important monuments, check out colorful murals, and see public housing sites and a community arts center. We'll also see the…

What else you should know

Bring a camera and wear comfortable shoes.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Appetizer
Drinks
Coffee
Transportation
Car

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Where you'll be

The neighborhood of Bronzeville played an important role in the city's African American history. We'll visit sites including a Civil War hospital, Bronzeville Walk of Fame, Monument to the Great Northern Migration, and the homes of famous residents including Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Bring a camera and wear comfortable shoes.
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history walk
Visit historic African American sites
4 reviews
$45 / person
4 reviews
$45 / person