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This Labor Day weekend, the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) will become the city’s newest must-see cultural destination when it opens Friday, Aug. 31, at 111 E. Wacker Dr.

by Jessica Cilella, Web Editor

After more than 25 years at the Railway Exchange Building at 224 S. Michigan Ave., the Chicago Architecture Foundation is moving to a new location in the heart of the city—near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive—where it will establish the Chicago Architecture Center.

The CAC will occupy 20,000 square feet in the building above the dock for the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. It will be a hub and gateway for discovering everything architecture in Chicago, through docent-led tours, exciting programs and imaginative, interactive exhibits.

“We can’t wait for people to visit the CAC and experience how Chicago architects have influenced the world through their innovation and vision,” said Lynn Osmond, CAF’s president and CEO. “We’ve engineered a stimulating and immersive space where visitors can have fun discovering Chicago’s groundbreaking architecture—and appreciate its profound impact on the world.”