Neighborhood Biking and Walking Tours

Go EdgewaterGo Edgewater is back for the 3rd year. The Edgewater Historical Society is supporting the program of the Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project to encourage residents to explore the community by walking, by bike or by public transportation. We will be having nature tours, historical tours, environmental tour, theater and art tours, bike repair clinics and much more.

Evening ride to Evanston: Tues. June 27th, 5:45 p.m. Meet at the Thorndale “L” stop and take side-street bike routes to Church St. at the Purple Line station in Evanston.

Early Edgewater Development: Tues. July 11th, 5:45 p.m. Meet at the Thorndale “L” stop. Edgewater farms, fields and Henrytown - Beyond Cochran’s original Edgewater developments.

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Go Edgewater 2017
Neighborhood Biking and Walking Tours

The tours(#) are subject to change and will include:

  • Circle Edgewater - Wed May 24
  • Edgewater Green Walking Tour - Tue June 6(*)
  • Historic & Newer Buildings - Tue June 13
  • Chainlinks Bike Tune-up - Sat June 17(@)
  • Ride to Evanston - Tue June 27
  • Edgewater Development - Tue July 11
  • Public Garden Tour - Tue July 18
  • Lakefront Nature Ride - Tue July 25
  • Edgewater Little Libraries - Tue August 1
  • Edgewater Beach Hotel & Apts - Tue August 8
  • Public Art in Edgewater - Tue August 15
  • West Ridge Nature Preserve - Tue August 22
  • Full Moon Fire Jam - Wed September 6
  • Theaters - TBA

(#)Tours will meet at 6:00 p.m. at the Thorndale “L” except for (*) which will meet at the Loyola Univ. IES building (6349 N. Kenmore) and (@) at Thorndale “L” 10 a.m.-1 p.m.