Walking Chicago's Literary Gold Coast (In Person)

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - Wednesday, October 11, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Five Sessions


The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood contains a great number of important literary associations, including the Newberry Library and authors connected to it. The neighborhood’s rich history is intertwined with the notable writers and thinkers who’ve made the Gold Coast home over the past century and a half.
This class will combine site visits (all within walking distance) with reading that explores the neighborhood—its evolution, its lasting value, and the work that has been produced in and about it.
Five Sessions, $215 ($193.50 for Newberry members, seniors, and students). Led by Donald G. Evans

Registration Fees

Registration is $215

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).

Contact Us

The Adult Education team is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Email is the best form of contact: adulteducation@newberry.org. You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.


Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610
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