Did You Know?
Navy Pier first opened as Municipal Pier in 1916. It was renamed Navy Pier at the same time Soldier Field was dedicated to war vets, 1925. It was also used as a staging area for naval training during World War II. Over 200 Navy fighter planes litter the bottom of the lake a few miles off the end of it, where scores of fledgling navy pilots flunked their “landing on a fake aircraft carrier deck” final exam.
Tour guide Michael Corcoran presents Chicago in the palm
of your hand! Michael weaves stories of the city's architecture, art treasures,
and movie locations together with a history of its colorful past to provide
a unique spin on this modern metropolis.
Michael is certified by and a member of the Chicago Tour-Guide
Professionals Association. LGBT friendly.
Welcome to Brainsnack Tours!
Whether your group, small or large, needs a quick tour,
in-depth information on Chicago's great buildings, or a guided glimpse
of the Art Institute of Chicago, Michael Corcoran, CTG, can design a tour
just for you.
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