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Oct 13

Program

Family-Friendly

Open House Chicago

The Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival on October 13 and 14, 2018, that offers behind-the-scenes access to over 250 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s…

Price
Free
Date
October 13, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 250 sites across the city

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Price
Free
Date
October 13, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 250 sites across the city

Program

Family-Friendly

Open House Chicago Family Festival

Bring your family to the new Chicago Architecture Center during Open House Chicago (OHC) to take part in free, family-friendly activities from 10am-4pm both days. Admission to exhibits not included. Drop-in anytime!

Price
Free
Date
October 13, 2018
Time
10:00 am
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free
Date
October 13, 2018
Time
10:00 am
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

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Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Experience the allure of a historic, exclusive men's club transformed into a 21st century luxury hotel. You will see old world craftsmanship restored to its original elegance, plus renovated and newly added spaces.

Price
$20 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
12 S. Michigan Ave., front entrance

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Price
$20 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
12 S. Michigan Ave., front entrance

Tour

Art Deco Skyscrapers: The Riverfront

Tour the lobbies of five opulent Art Deco skyscrapers built near the banks of the Chicago River during the business boom of the Roaring '20s. Learn how Art Deco reflected the era’s fun-loving optimism with lavish materials and geometric ornament.

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Buy Tickets

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Buy Tickets

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

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Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Chicago Icons: Connecting Past and Present

This lively overview of Chicago architecture explores iconic buildings from the 1890s to present. We'll compare and contrast a wide range of buildings with varying architectural styles and see how older structures connect to new skyline additions.

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.75 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.75 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Buy Tickets

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Buy Tickets

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Buy Tickets

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Historic Treasures of Chicago’s Golden Age

Learn about the great architectural landmarks of Michigan Avenue and State Street, with glimpses inside beautiful buildings from the 1890s-1930s. Highlights include the dazzling interiors of the Palmer House Hotel and the Chicago Cultural Center.

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Experience the "top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S." according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAC-certified volunteer tour guides…

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Buy Tickets

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Historic Skyscrapers

Chicago is home to some of the world’s earliest skyscrapers. Get an up-close look at these 19th Century marvels, learn about innovations used to build them and discover how they transformed Chicago into a center of skyscraper design and engineering…

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free to CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Auditorium Building, Michigan Ave. & Congress Pkwy.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free to CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Auditorium Building, Michigan Ave. & Congress Pkwy.