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Thursday Afternoon Tours 

We have exciting news to share for 2024. On the afternoon of Thursday, May 2nd, the NERVES Annual Meeting will feature three fun and engaging tours of Chicago. Get out into this historic city and see what Chicago is famous for, while networking and enjoying time with fellow attendees.

Please note: The architecture tour and gangster tour are included with the price of Annual Meeting registration. If you are registering for the meeting and are interested in the tour of Wrigley Field, there is an additional $75 cost for this tour. While registering, there are options to add additional tour tickets for guests not attending the conference.

  
Architecture Tour Photo  Chicago Architecture River Tour | 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Learn the story of more than 200 years of fascinating social, cultural and political history, and explore more than a century of groundbreaking architecture. The journey begins with an up-close perspective of Chicago’s internationally-known architecture as seen from the Chicago River. Then venture through the Chicago Lock on to Lake Michigan for expansive views of Chicago’s extraordinary 26-mile skyline.
   
Gangster Tour Photo  Chicago Gangster Tour | 2:30pm - 4:45pm
With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley. Experience the dark past of one of Chicago’s most frequented areas, the Loop Historian guide with expert knowledge of city history.
   
Wrigley Field Tour Photo  Private Wrigley Field Tour | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Known for its unique traditions and charm, Wrigley Field, which was built in 1914, has been the beloved home of the Chicago Cubs for more than a century. Don't miss the exciting opportunity to go behind-the-scenes of the legendary home of the Chicago Cubs with Wrigley Field Tours. This must-see Chicago attraction houses over 98 years of history. Tour is subject to Cub’s 2024 Season Schedule.