Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Chicago

MONDAY 17TH MAY 2021
A THING TO DO TODAY

in CHICAGO
COVID-19 Update: The events listed below were expected to be happening today... but COVID-19 changed all that. Click on the headline to find out if these events and activities are still happening. Pre-booking may be necessary.
Estimated cost Free Estimated duration 1 hour Distance away About 5 miles away
Sited on the West Side of Chicago, Humboldt Park has been providing pleasure to the city's residents for over a hundred years, thanks to the efforts of architects William Le Baron Jenney and Danish immigrant Jens Jensen. Discover what they did to make the park special, as you walk through it yourself, with this audio tour from the Chicago Park District, starting at the central Humboldt Monument.
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CHICAGO
ILLINOIS
41.85°N, 87.65°W


Sunrise: 04:28
Sunset: 19:05
Moon Phase: first quarter
Weather: overcast clouds, 18°C max, 13°C min


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