Event Details

Location: Chicago, IL

This event has been canceled.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Tour time is 8:15 pm and boarding will begin 15 minutes prior at the Michigan Ave. dock.

Enjoy all the sights of a guided Architecture River Tour followed by viewing of the Navy Pier Fireworks display.

This memorable tour, with fellow Cornell Alumni and friends, will cover all 3 branches of the Chicago River. Along the way, knowledgeable and entertaining guides will point out more than 50 architectural masterpieces as they recount the story of Chicago’s rise from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 to become the home of the skyscraper and the center of modern American architecture. Landmarks on this Chicago River tour include Willis Tower, the Wrigley Building, Marina City and Trump Tower.

The cruise will depart from the Shoreline Sightseeing docks on the Chicago River at the NE corner of Historic Michigan Ave. (Dusable) Bridge. Located alongside Chicago’s Honored Pioneer Court at 401 N. Michigan Ave.

Tour time is 8:15 pm and boarding will begin 15 minutes prior at the Michigan Ave. dock. The tour will be 90 minutes so you will return to the dock at 9:45 pm. The fireworks are at 9:30 pm and you will be on the boat with a great viewing spot for them!

General Attendees: $35 per person
Young Alumni (Classes 2009 – 2018): $25 per person
Limited to 40 attendees

Optional: Come early and meet fellow alumni at 7:00 PM for an informal happy hour at Howells & Hood (435 N. Michigan Avenue).

For event questions, please contact Joe Sanson at cornellclubchicago@gmail.com.

For event registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at dc37@cornell.edu.

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