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Meet an OHC site host: Jim Rotche of Chicago Tribune

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Jim Rotche is the general manager/publisher of the Chicago Tribune’s suburban publications, including the Naperville Sun, Daily Southtown and Lake County News-Sun. Jim and his team welcomed thousands of visitors to Tribune Tower during Open House Chicago from 2011 to 2015.

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Open House Chicago 2016: By the Numbers

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Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to more than 200 buildings across Chicago. Since 2011, OHC has attracted more than 1.4 million visits to 520 unique sites of architectural interest.

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What’s New for Open House Chicago 2016?

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October 15–16, 2016, marks the sixth year of CAF’s Open House Chicago festival. Every year, OHC offers new ways for CAF members and people from all over the world to experience Chicago’s communities and architecture. Here’s what’s new for 2016.

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Open House Chicago 2015: By the Numbers

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A weekend of free, behind-the-scenes access to more than 200 of Chicago's hidden gems and architectural treasures. Re-energized city pride and boosted neighborhood perceptions. A glimpse into parts of Chicago previously unseen…

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Open House Chicago 2015: Success!

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To every #OHC2015 visitor, volunteer, community partner, generous sponsor, site host and beautiful building: Have we thanked you for once again making Open House Chicago the biggest and best architecture festival in the city? Because you did! We’ll have lots more to share about how the event went, but in the meantime, please enjoy some of the weekend’s memorable photographic moments.

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Meet the team: Eric Rogers

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At CAF, we’re as great as the sum of our parts, and we’d like to introduce you to someone who is making wonderful things happen during Open House Chicago. Meet OHC Interim Program Manager Eric Rogers.

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Neighborhood Voices of South Shore

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With its cultural and architectural diversity, South Shore is a neighborhood that CAF looks forward to featuring during Open House Chicago each year. CAF friends Mary Steenson and Cheryl Cook can attest to the unique character of South Shore living.

Banking on the South Side

The Architect’s Newspaper

Chicago's Theaster Gates and his Rebuild Foundation have transformed a derelict bank into a South Side arts hub. Stony Island Arts Bank opens its doors on October 3, for the first time in almost three decades. On October 17-18, it will be among the 200 Open House Chicago sites you can visit for free.

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Meet an OHC site host: Derrick James of Union Station

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The doors to Chicago’s finest places and spaces don’t unlock themselves. This year we’re introducing you to the passionate, enthusiastic people helping us put together #OHC2015.  This Q&A features Derrick James of Amtrak, the organization that owns Chicago’s historic Union Station.