Tour Information

The Charnley-Persky House, located at 1365 N. Astor St. in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood, is open for tours year round. Tours are limited to 15 individuals and reservations are required. Friday and Saturday tours are: $15 adults, $10 seniors (65+) and students with ID. Wednesday tours are always free. Teachers with a valid State of Illinois ID, participants in the Frank Lloyd Wright Reciprocal Sites program, and SAH members are admitted free of charge (call 312-573-1365 for reservations).

Wednesday Tours

12:00 pm | 45-min tour | Year-Round

Friday Tours

12:00 pm | 45-min tour | April–December

Saturday Tours

10:00 am | 45-min tour | April–October

Group Tours

Group tours are available by appointment only. To book a group tour, please call 312-573-1365 or email Anne Bird.

Visitor Policies

Prepare for your visit to the Charnley-Persky House with information about accessibility, photography, and more.

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fireplace with mosaic surround

Location & Directions

The Charnley-Persky House is located at 1365 N Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. 

From Downtown:  
Take Michigan Avenue north to the Inner Drive (Lake Shore Drive-Local). Keep left and proceed for 1/2 mile to Schiller Street. Turn left onto Schiller and proceed one block to Astor Street.

From North/West:  
Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90E/I-94E) southeast to Exit 48B (North Avenue/IL-64/1600N). Exit, turn left and proceed east on North Avenue for two miles to Astor Street. Turn right onto Astor and continue two blocks south to Schiller Street.

Public parking is available on the street and in paid lots in the area. 

Red Line subway (Howard-95th) - exit at Clark/Division. Walk two blocks north on Clark. Turn right on Schiller and proceed three blocks to Astor Street.

The 151 Sheridan, 22 Clark Street, and 36 Broadway buses all service the neighborhood.


Virtual Tour

Explore the entire interior of the Charnley-Persky House, including the third floor (not open on in-person tours).

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