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Discover stunningly beautiful Fort Sheridan, a residential area just north of Chicago with more than 60 buildings designed by Holabird and Roche.

5 Hours
CAF Shop & Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.*

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From 1892 until 1993, the Fort served as the home and training grounds to soldiers who fought in the Spanish War, Civil War, World War I, World War II and Operation Desert Shield. In the 1990s, these structures were re-purposed to serve as family homes and a school for young musicians. Highlights include seeing General Patton’s home; homes for doctors who tended to Influenza patients; the Fort’s barracks, kitchens and firehouse, which are now townhouses; buildings that once stored ammunition and housed prisoners of war; and the serene Post Cemetery.

  • Guests have the option to meet in Chicago at CAC, or at Fort Sheridan's Rothblatt-Amrany Fine Art Studio, 912 Lyster Rd.
  • Parking is available at Rothblatt-Amrany Fine Art Studio one-half block south of the building (Building has a metal sculpture in front).

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    From March to November, CAC is offering several one-time-only bus tours! Explore different architecture topics throughout Chicagoland and save up to 40% off the public price when you book multiple tours in the series. These tours are expected to sell out quickly, so purchase your tickets today! For a list of all the tours included in this offer, visit


    $50 public / $42 members
    Buy two tickets to multiple tours and save 20% on the public price
    Buy 3 or 4 tickets to multiple tours and save 25% on the public price 
    Buy 5 or more tickets to multiple tours and save 40% on the public price
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