Sonic Walkabout: Lakeview

Sonic Walkabout: Lakeview is a unique audio walking tour combining narrative discoveries with original music inspired by cultural and historic spaces in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.

At each site you’ll hear about its history, often firsthand, and then how the site inspired the composer plus a short piece of music.

To access the walking tour, download the Gesso App from the Google Play or Apple store.  Then choose Sonic Walkabout: Lakeview from the menu and you’re all set.

This is a self-guided tour and can the sites can be visited in order at your leisure.  The tour takes about two hours if you do it all at once.

Explore Lakeview as you’ve never seen or heard it before!


Meet Our sponsors

Sonic Walkabout: Lakeview is made possible with the support of these generous sponsors.

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