NeoCon and the beginning of tourism on the Chicago River: “My God, they have a boat!”

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Bridges over Chicago river were filled with people coming out to watch a solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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Bob Irving, the first Chicago Architecture Tour River Cruise director joins Jon Hansen, alongside Tom Carmichael chief storyteller and CAFC River Cruise Tour Director, and Todd Heiser, managing director of Gensler, the architects who designed NeoCon Plaza. They tell Jon about NeoCon, taking place through Wednesday in Chicago, and about the inception of the Chicago River Cruise.

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