Did You Know?
The beautiful gold onion dome on the top of the Hotel Intercontinental, originally built by the Shriners as the Medinah Athletic Club in 1929, was designed to be a docking structure for dirigibles. Blimps were shaping up to be the elite mode of air transport in the early 20th Century until the 1937 Hindenberg Disaster took the air out of the movement...so to speak.
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.
Browse through our site to see the very best Chicago and
Brainsnack Tours has to offer!