Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #6 in Chicago, United States


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.9 km
Ascend 12 m
Descend 16 m

Experience Chicago in United States in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ChicagoIndividual Sights in Chicago

Sight 1: Black Ensemble Theater

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Black Ensemble Theater Company is a theatre company that performs at the Black Ensemble Cultural Center in the Uptown community area of Chicago, Illinois. The company is known for productions related to African-American culture, especially musicals depicting notable African-American musicians and performers. The company is a significant contributor to Chicago's emergence as a Theater Town, and its theater has been selected as one of the 25 top major theaters in the country by the Encyclopædia Britannica Almanac.

Wikipedia: Black Ensemble Theater Company (EN), Website

1013 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: Buddhist Temple of Chicago

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The Buddhist Temple of Chicago (BTC) was founded in October 1944 by Gyomay Kubose, a minister of the Higashi Honganji branch of the Jōdo Shinshū sect, along with several laypeople who had been released from the Japanese American internment camps. Although the temple is administratively independent, the teaching lineage reflects the progressive Jōdo Shinshū thought of Manshi Kiyozawa and his student, Haya Akegarasu, who was Kubose's teacher.

Wikipedia: Buddhist Temple of Chicago (EN)

189 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Riviera Theatre

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The Riviera Theatre is a concert venue located on the north side of Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Wikipedia: Riviera Theatre (EN)

280 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom

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The Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom is a ballroom turned event space located in Chicago in the Uptown neighborhood, approximately 5 miles (8 km) north of Downtown.

Wikipedia: Aragon Ballroom (Chicago) (EN)

421 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Uptown Theatre

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Uptown Theatre is a currently closed movie palace and concert venue located in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Designed by Rapp and built by Paschen Bros. contractors, it is one of the many movie palaces built by the Balaban & Katz theatre chain run by A. J. Balaban, his brother Barney Balaban, and their partner Sam Katz.

Wikipedia: Uptown Theatre (Chicago) (EN)


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