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As the first skyscraper built within the Loop after World War II, the Inland Steel Building became an instant symbol of Chicago’s prominence as a modern American city in the 20th century. Explore the exterior and interior of this iconic modern masterpiece and learn the stories behind this timeless structure.

0.75 Hour
$15 public
FREE for CAF members
Inside the lobby of the Inland Steel Building, 30 W. Monroe St.

Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in 1958, Inland Steel uses the most modern and cutting edge materials and designs. Explore behind-the-scenes of this iconic modern masterpiece and see for yourself why it has attained such fame as a classic example of mid-century Modernism.

Note: Although it's not required, we recommend making reservations in advance for this tour.

Through March 31, members can bring a friend for FREE on all CAF building tours! Individual members may bring one friend, and household members may bring up to two friends. Log into your account when purchasing tickets to redeem this offer, or reserve tickets through CAF's call center (312.922.8687). Advance reservations are required as some tours have strict capacities. View the list of qualifying tours.

Upcoming Inland Steel Building Tours