Tours

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Friends welcomes 7th graders from Niles*

Public guided tours of Second Presbyterian Church are offered at the following times:

 

Every Wednesday from 1 pm - 3 pm.

Every Saturday from 11 am - 3 pm, except holidays.

Every Sunday after church at approximately 12:15 pm.

Donations welcome.

To arrange a group tour, call 800-657-0687 or email us at historic2ndchurch@yahoo.com

Self Guided Tour Brochure Now Available: Guests can now come any time the church is open and learn about the art and architecture by using a brochure that includes overviews of the history of the building, the four major artists associated with the church's art and architecture, and the Arts and Crafts interior along with a numbered map that walks visitors around the church explaining all aspects of the decorative interior. $2 donation suggested.

Chicago Detours: Friends of Historic Second Church's tours of Second Presbyterian Church was featured on the Chicago Detours blog post, "Four Architectural Things to Do for the Holidays:" : http://blog.chicagodetours.com/2013/12/four-architectural-things-to-do-for-the-holidays/

 Chicago Architecture Blog: In 2015, Friends celebrates the 75th anniversary of the tour program at Second Presbyterian Church.  This anniversary was featured on The Chicago Architecture Blog on November 12, 2015: http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org/2015/11/12/second-presbyterian-marks-75-years-of-architecture-tours/

 

*All photos by Martin Cheung unless otherwise noted
*Interior sanctuary photo by James Caulfield

*Photo by Partners for Sacred Places