Thanks to the folks at Uptown United for letting us know about these great Uptown-based spring tours, hosted by the Chicago History Museum: http://www.chicagohistory.org/planavisit/upcomingevents
My Kind of Uptown
Thursday, May 14, 6:45 p.m.
On this walking tour, discover this North Side neighborhood's gangster past as well as its energized entertainment, including the Riv, the Rainbo, and Essanay Studios.
$25; $20 members
Sunday, May 31, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Experience the history of old Chicago as you venture through one of the country's most famous cemeteries. Al Walavich takes you on a fascinating tour through the graves of Graceland Cemetery, including famous Chicagoans Marshall Field, Louis Sullivan, Potter and Bertha Palmer, and George Pullman.
Tour begins at the cemetery entrance, corner of Irving Park Road and Clark Street.
$15; $10, members