Leopold and Loeb Walking Tour
On May 21, 1924, a young boy went missing. The next morning, his father received a phone call informing him that his son had been beaten to death. This gruesome, senseless act stained Chicago’s history and still leaves many baffled. Tour the Kenwood neighborhood with author and historian Paul Durica, visiting the scene of the crime and other sites connected to the murder of Bobby Franks. Meet at Forty-Ninth Street and Ellis Avenue. Walking tour runs 1.5–2 hours.
When & Where
- Meet at Forty-Ninth St and Ellis Ave
- Approx 1.5–2 hours. ~1.5 miles.
Mix and mingle with fellow members while enjoying a delicious holiday spread, festive music, creative art projects, a photo backdrop and a visit from the big man in red.
$20 members, $10 children, $20 guests
Members with a Core 2 or Premium 2 Membership will be allowed two tickets at the Member price of $20. Members with a Core 4 or Premium 4 Membership will be allowed four tickets at the Member price of $20. All other Member guests will need to utilize the regular guest price of $25. Members can bring as many children as they would like at $10 per child.
General admission is free for Illinois residents on Tuesday evenings; purchase a ticket to History Happy Hour to enhance your experience.
Join us, raise a glass, and learn more about this city you love!
Must be 21+ to purchase a ticket to History Happy Hour. Ticket includes two complimentary drinks, and Museum admission.
Sit back and take in the skyline at sunset as CHM's John Russick narrates the history of art deco buildings along the river. Highlights include the Mather Tower, Merchandise Mart, and Civic Opera House.