Enjoy a one-hour cruise of the historic Chicago River as your guide showcases over 40 landmarks of modern American architecture. Join them on an exciting journey as they tour the Chicago River and its architectural landmarks. Their professional guides will recount the dramatic story of Chicago's rise from the Great Fire of 1871 to become the home of the skyscraper and the cradle of modern American architecture. Along the one-hour route, you will see buildings by world-famous architects including Mies van der Rohe, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, and Helmut Jahn. Their complimentary map and guide is yours to keep as a souvenir of your cruise. Their tour boards at Navy Pier. The Chicago Architectural Cruise goes down the main branch of the Chicago River, up the north branch to the East Bank Club, and then south past Sears Tower to the old Post Office Building.