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The Second City’s Neighborhood Tour

The Second City’s Neighborhood Tour

Second City's Old Town Location

The Second City is proud to announce the return of “The Second City’s Neighborhood Tour.” This humorous and historic walking tour of Chicago’s beautiful Old Town neighborhood will begin on Sunday, May 26th, 2013 at 10:30a and will continue every Sunday and Wednesday through Wednesday, October 30th, 2013.

Written by Margaret Hicks, an experienced Chicago tour guide and author of Chicago Comedy: A Fairly Serious History, “The Second City’s Neighborhood Tour” both entertains and informs while highlighting the architecture, history and development of Old Town as well as various Second City alumni haunts and the stories that go with them.

The walking tour begins inside at The Second City lobby at 1616 North Wells Street and gives guests a chance to view the lobby photo display documenting over 53 years of comedy at The Second City. The tour winds its way through the historic Old Town neighborhood and ends outside in front The Second City theatre.

Tickets for “The Second City’s Neighborhood Tour” are $15.00 per person. They may be purchased directly from The Second City Box Office by phone at 312-337-3992 or online at Tours can have up to 25 guests and advanced reservations are recommended. The tours are every Sunday at 10:30am and Wednesday at 4:00pm and last from one hour and 30 minutes to two hours. The walking pace is suitable for all ages.

Additional days/times are available for groups -- call Group Sales at 312-664-4032 for more information or to request a special reservation for larger groups.

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