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At Chicago Architecture Foundation, our programs and events help you think differently about the places we live, work and play. Get behind-the-scenes access to the city's architectural treasures. Practice your design skills while you play with your family. Participate in expert-led discussions about the latest urban design issues. With these offerings and so many more to choose from, we guarantee there’s something inspiring and fun for you at CAF. 

Recommended Programs

Members Only: Tour Wrigleyville's New Hotel Zachary

This exclusive, members-only tour will take you through the recently opened Hotel Zachary in Wrigleyville, named for Wrigley Field architect Zachary Taylor Davis.

Price
$50 CAF members
Date
May 24, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Hotel Zachary, 3630 N. Clark St.

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Price
$50 CAF members
Date
May 24, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Hotel Zachary, 3630 N. Clark St.

What to Expect at the Chicago Architecture Center

Are you wondering what will be inside the new Chicago Architecture Center? Members of CAF’s leadership team will unveil big plans for the Center and share details about the new exhibitions and visitor experiences.

Price
$5 public, Free for CAF members with RSVP*
Date
June 13, 2018
Time
12:15 pm
Meet
Lecture Hall @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
$5 public, Free for CAF members with RSVP*
Date
June 13, 2018
Time
12:15 pm
Meet
Lecture Hall @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

SustainableXDesign

CAF has partnered with Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development to host an intensive, 3-week design program for teens in grades 9-12 this summer.

Price
Dependent on application type*
Date
July 22, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
Downtown Chicago

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Price
Dependent on application type*
Date
July 22, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
Downtown Chicago

Open House Chicago

The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival on October 14 and 15, 2017, that offers behind-the-scenes access to 150 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse…

Price
Free
Date
October 13, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 200 sites across the city

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Price
Free
Date
October 13, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 200 sites across the city