Subway: Red to Cermak/Chinatown(312) 326-1480 explorechicago.org41.857500 -87.622211 1827 S Indiana Ave (at 18th St (tours meet at Glessner House)) South Loop, Chicago
Tours: Wed–Sun noon, 2pm. Visitor center: Wed–Sun 11:30am–4pm.$10, seniors and students $9, kids ages 5–12 $6, kids under 5 and Wednesdays free.
Before the likes of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe or even Louis Sullivan started putting Chicago on the architectural map, this 1836 Greek Revival–style home, graced with a four-column portico, symbolized the first national architectural style. It also lays claim to being the city’s oldest house.