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The Loop Tour – A quirky, fun, affordable tour of Chicago’s Loop

The Loop Tour – A quirky, fun, affordable tour of Chicago’s Loop

June 6, 2013 3 Comments »

The Loop Tour will start running as a scheduled tour on May 9th. Until then, this tour is available as a private or group tour! Just email me at margaret@chicagoelevated.com... Read More »

Guest Post – Wells St. Bridge Reconstruction as seen by Tour Through A Lens

Guest Post – Wells St. Bridge Reconstruction as seen by Tour Through A Lens

April 29, 2013 3 Comments »

I first met Teresa as I meet all excellent people – on Twitter. We became friends. Teresa also does tours, PHOTOGRAPHY tours. Neat. She came on my Pedway Tour and... Read More »

The Disaster! Tour Details

The Disaster! Tour Details

April 22, 2013 7 Comments »

The Disaster! Tour will start running as a scheduled tour on May 8th. Until then, this tour is available as a private or group tour! Just email me at margaret@chicagoelevated.com... Read More »

The Disaster! Tour in the Chicago Tribune!

The Disaster! Tour in the Chicago Tribune!

April 22, 2013 No Comments »

Yay! Last week the Disaster! Tour made it into the Chicago Tribune. Take a look if you like to learn a little more about the tour! Click here to read... Read More »

The “Chicago Rules” Tour – A Different Kind of Walking Tour

The “Chicago Rules” Tour – A Different Kind of Walking Tour

April 7, 2013 2 Comments »

This is not a regularly scheduled tour, but can definitely be booked privately for a 70$ minimum, or for larger groups or corporate events. 35$ per person (cash for a... Read More »

What To Wear For Winter In Chicago

January 23, 2013 12 Comments »

It’s cold in Chicago. Arctic cold. I like that adjective, almost does it justice. I don’t mind the cold. My mental attachment to it faded a few years ago. I... Read More »

Certifiable

January 15, 2013 5 Comments »

I did it! You are all reading the blog of a CERTIFIED tour guide. Pretty cool right? About a year ago I joined the CTPA – the Chicago Tour-Guide Professionals... Read More »

2013 – The Year of Chicago Elevated Walking Tours!

January 8, 2013 2 Comments »

Well, well, well. We made it. Welcome to 2013 everyone. Nice to see you over here, hi, hi. 2012 was a really great year for Chicago Elevated. Really, ever since... Read More »

How All Chicago Elevated Walking Tours are Different

December 3, 2012 8 Comments »

I get asked a lot how I got into being a tour guide. Well, it all started with a mistaken move to New York City, after I got back I... Read More »

My Marrakesh Chicago Connection

My Marrakesh Chicago Connection

October 5, 2012 No Comments »

Okay, this is cool. Check it: This is the Koutoubia Mosque right outside our door:   Now, Seville’s La Giralda is modeled after the Koutoubia minaret: And AND AND AND,... Read More »

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