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
Sunday, October 212:00 PM
Sunday, October 282:00 PM
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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 craft beer tasting, tours, and museum admission.
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