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.
Get to know CHM director of curatorial affairs Charles E Bethea, one of our newest staff members, in a casual interview with vice president of interpretation and education John Russick. Bethea has a long and impressive professional history working in museum curation, exhibtions, collections, and more.