New ‘Ugly Buildings Tour’ Pokes Fun At Unsightly Downtown Buildings

Tour guide Mike McMains takes visitors on an “educational roast” of Chicago, sparking new conversations on what makes a building pretty or ugly.

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Mike McMains is kicking off his new "Ugly Buildings Tour" starting Friday. Courtesy of Chicago Loop Alliance / Purple Photo Group
Tours With Mike
Mike McMains is kicking off his new "Ugly Buildings Tour" starting Friday. Courtesy of Chicago Loop Alliance / Purple Photo Group

New ‘Ugly Buildings Tour’ Pokes Fun At Unsightly Downtown Buildings

Tour guide Mike McMains takes visitors on an “educational roast” of Chicago, sparking new conversations on what makes a building pretty or ugly.

Chicago is known around the world for its unique architecture, from the corn-cob Marina City towers to the new Aqua building downtown. But not all buildings are created equal.

Reset brings on expert tour guide Mike McMains to discuss his new tongue-in-cheek “Ugly Buildings Tour” in Chicago, which kicks off Friday.

GUEST: Mike McMains, founder of Tours With Mike