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  • A behind-the-scenes look into our tours, programs and educational initiatives
  • How CAF impacts and interprets Chicago
  • An introduction to our expert staff, volunteers and partners

About This Topic

We’re up to a lot around here, and we’d like to start sharing the personal side of CAF.

Our work, the issues we care about, and our passion for architecture all inspire the culture of this organization.

Consider this section of our website a behind-the-scenes look at the people and events happening at CAF. Stop by from time to time to learn more about who we are and what we do.

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Your CAF winter to-do list


It’s the start of a brand new year—make a resolution to explore all that Chicago has to offer! Brave the snowstorms and sub-zero temperatures for these fun wintertime activities.

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Your CAF holiday to-do list


There’s no place like Chicago for the holidays! Get into the holiday spirit and experience all the city has to offer during the most wonderful time of the year. Season’s greetings from all of us at CAF!

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Meet some of our new neighbors


To some, it’s considered the heart of Chicago: the spot where Michigan Avenue intersects with Wacker Drive, where the Chicago River flows under the DuSable Bridge, where Fort Dearborn spurred the city’s early growth.

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Your CAF fall to-do list


There’s nothing quite like Chicago in autumn. The leaves are changing colors, temperatures are dropping (not to single digits just yet!) and there’s pumpkin goodies and apple cider galore. Be sure to include these things on your fall to-do list!