Towering skyscrapers and lowball politics. Yes, this is Chicago.

On this edgy audio walking tour, you’ll step inside the legendary Andy’s Jazz Club. Sip a beer at the infamous Billy Goat Tavern. And you’ll retrace the last footsteps of Chicago gangster Tony Lombardo. You’ll even take a ride on the El — and listen to a hip-hop ode to the famous train.

Directions


1. View & print the map. (Click here)
2. Choose your download (see options below).
3. Walk to stop 1 on the map and press play.

The Tour Map


Click to View & Print

Click to View & Print


The Voice Behind the Tour


covalKevin Coval, a renowned Chi-town hip-hop poet is your personal tour guide. Let him lead through his streets and give you his unvarnished perspective on life in the City of Big Shoulders.

Coval is a regular on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. He’s performed his poetry in Europe, South Africa, and India. He’s the author of the new book Slingshots: a Hip-Hop Poetica.

Tour Details


Tour Length: 1 hour
Tour Distance: 1 mile
Recommended Times: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Chicago