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Online programs and virtual tours continue while CAC tours are currently suspended and the Center is closed, in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines from the State of Illinois.

Discover Northwestern University’s stunning, wooded campus on the shore of Lake Michigan. This two-hour walking tour explores a wide variety of architectural styles, from 19th Century Collegiate Gothic buildings to cutting-edge, contemporary designs.

2 Hours
Outside Segal Visitors Center, 1841 Sheridan Rd., Evanston

Learn how the campus doubled in size in the 1960s following a lakefill plan developed by noted architect Walter Netsch, whose Brutalist structures transformed the feel of the university.

  • Advance reservations are required for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
  • Access to building interiors and public restrooms is currently unavailable.

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