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Urban Planning Excursion with Emily!

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Urban Planning Excursion with Emily!

3 reviews
Availability for this experience is rare.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation
Hosted in
English
history walk

Urban Planning Excursion with Emily!

history walk

Urban Planning Excursion with Emily!

3 reviews
Availability for this experience is rare.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Urban Planning addresses a very broad variety of topics, it is the invisible thread that holds communities together. Some topics that fall into the urban planning bucket include: housing, sustainability, “placemaking”, biking and pedestrian infrastructure, and more! We will talk about all of these topics and get a chance to look at real life examples. I’ll greet you at the Damen Blue Line “L” stop where we can begin our excursion by making introductions. From there, we can explore Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. We will walk around the neighborhood for about an hour before we hop on Divy (Chicago’s public bikes for rent) and head to the 606 Bloomingdale Trail. This is an elevated bike and pedestrian trail that was formerly for trains. Next we will explore wonderful urban planning treasures in the Logan Square neighborhood! We will see sites related to housing affordability, transportation, and urban planning history. We will see the City’s historic, yet hip, Logan Square neighborhood. I’ll part ways at the Logan Square blue line stop. It is a different “L” stop than where we met, but I’ll make sure you feel comfortable going where you need to go!

What's included

Transportation
I’ll purchase the bike rental for tour guests. The City has a bike rental program (often called Divy bikes) and bikes are…
Equipment
You will get a postcard size map of the excursion route with links to more information and resources on the back!

Your host

Emily

Emily

I am passionate about urban planning, how it shapes our lives and the potential it has to make our communities stronger. I earned a master’s degree in Urban Planning and am a nationally certified Planner. I have been working in various government and non-profit organizations related to urban planning for over six years and have lived in Chicago for over 10 years. I’m excited to share this experience with you!

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Where you'll be

We will explore two of Chicago's hip and historic neighborhoods, Wicker Park and Logan Square! We will mostly be outside looking at urban design and urban planning highlights, but will have time for a quick stop at one of the many great local businesses!

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sat, Aug 31    From 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
$30 per person
5 of 5 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Be prepared to explore and have fun rain or shine! This is a great tour for any age, but recommended for those 16 and older. We will walk about two miles over the course of two and a half hours.
Emily
history walk
Urban Planning Excursion with Emily!
3 reviews
$30 per person
3 reviews
$30 per person