VIDEO: Go behind the scenes at Buckingham Fountain


By Liz Hoffman

Web Editor

Built in 1927, the Buckingham is one of the oldest of Chicago's lakefront landmarks. How does something that old still work? I was curious, so the Park District invited me to come take a look.

You can get your own behind-the-scenes tour on Fridays this summer. The cost is $50/person, and the money goes toward the fountain's ongoing renovation campaign. Tours start this Friday, June 4, and run through Aug. 27. You can find more information at the Park District website.

Liz Hoffman is the web editor at Chicago Parent.

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