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Membership Levels

Individual Senior / Student
  • Annual buy-one-ticket-get-one-FREE benefit on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or the Devil in the White City bus tour*
  • More than 65 FREE walking and bike tours
  • Discounts on bus, "L" and Segway tours, and public programs
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
  • FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Members e-newsletter
  • Open House Chicago Benefits Priority access pass, CAF members-only sites, advance notice for RSVP-only sites
  • Shop Discounts Special discounts on member appreciation days, 15% discount yeard-round at the CAF Store
  • Parking Benefits Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
Household / Senior
  • Annual buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE benefit on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or the Devil in the White City bus tour*
  • More than 65 FREE walking and bike tours
  • Discounts on bus, "L" and Segway tours, and public programs
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
  • FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Members e-newsletter
  • Open House Chicago Benefits Priority access pass, CAF members-only sites, advance notice for RSVP-only sites
  • Family Benefits Discounts on LEGO® and Minecraft workshops, FREE family events, FREE family walking tours, invitations to members-only family events, discounts on spring and summer camps
  • Shop Discounts Special discounts on member appreciation days, 15% discount yeard-round at the CAF Store
  • Parking Benefits Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
Sustaining
  • Annual buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE benefit on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or the Devil in the White City bus tour*
  • More than 65 FREE walking and bike tours
  • Discounts on bus, "L" and Segway tours, and public programs
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
  • FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Members e-newsletter
  • Open House Chicago Benefits Priority access pass, CAF members-only sites, advance notice for RSVP-only sites
  • Family Benefits Discounts on LEGO® and Minecraft workshops, FREE family events, FREE family walking tours, invitations to members-only family events, discounts on spring and summer camps
  • Shop Discounts Special discounts on member appreciation days, 15% discount yeard-round at the CAF Store
  • Parking Benefits Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
  • Upgraded parking privilege Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages: 12 hours for $15** with a key card
  • Four complimentary walking tour passes for guests
Deco
  • Annual buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE benefit on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or the Devil in the White City bus tour*
  • More than 65 FREE walking and bike tours
  • Discounts on bus, "L" and Segway tours, and public programs
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
  • FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Members e-newsletter
  • Open House Chicago Benefits Priority access pass, CAF members-only sites, advance notice for RSVP-only sites
  • Family Benefits Discounts on LEGO® and Minecraft workshops, FREE family events, FREE family walking tours, invitations to members-only family events, discounts on spring and summer camps
  • Shop Discounts 20% discount year-round at the CAF Store
  • Parking Benefits Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
  • Upgraded parking privilege Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages: 12 hours for $15** with a key card
  • Four complimentary walking tour passes for guests
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Behind the Scenes program
  • Recognition in CAF's Annual Report
Beaux Arts
  • Annual buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE benefit on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or the Devil in the White City bus tour*
  • More than 65 FREE walking and bike tours
  • Discounts on bus, "L" and Segway tours, and public programs
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
  • FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Members e-newsletter
  • Open House Chicago Benefits Priority access pass, CAF members-only sites, advance notice for RSVP-only sites
  • Family Benefits Discounts on LEGO® and Minecraft workshops, FREE family events, FREE family walking tours, invitations to members-only family events, discounts on spring and summer camps
  • Shop Discounts 20% discount year-round at the CAF Store
  • Parking Benefits Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
  • Upgraded parking privilege Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages: 12 hours for $15** with a key card
  • Four complimentary walking tour passes for guests
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Behind the Scenes program
  • Recognition in CAF's Annual Report
  • Invitation to the annual Open House Chicago launch event
  • NEW Two complimentary tickets to the annual Members-Only Lake and Fireworks Cruise
  • Priority registration for spring and summer camps
Sullivan Society
  • Annual buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE benefit on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or the Devil in the White City bus tour*
  • More than 65 FREE walking and bike tours
  • Discounts on bus, "L" and Segway tours, and public programs
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
  • FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Members e-newsletter
  • Open House Chicago Benefits Priority access pass, CAF members-only sites, advance notice for RSVP-only sites
  • Family Benefits Discounts on LEGO® and Minecraft workshops, FREE family events, FREE family walking tours, invitations to members-only family events, discounts on spring and summer camps
  • Shop Discounts 20% discount year-round at the CAF Store
  • Parking Benefits Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
  • Upgraded parking privilege Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages: 12 hours for $15** with a key card
  • Four complimentary walking tour passes for guests
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Behind the Scenes program
  • Recognition in CAF's Annual Report
  • Invitation to the annual Open House Chicago launch event
  • NEW Two complimentary tickets to the annual Members-Only Lake and Fireworks Cruise
  • Priority registration for spring and summer camps
  • Personal concierge service to schedule your tour requests
  • Complimentary personal shopper year-round in the CAF Store
  • Invitations to exclusive Burnham Society events including tours and lectures not availble to the public
Burnham Society
  • Annual buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE benefit on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or the Devil in the White City bus tour*
  • More than 65 FREE walking and bike tours
  • Discounts on bus, "L" and Segway tours, and public programs
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
  • FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Members e-newsletter
  • Open House Chicago Benefits Priority access pass, CAF members-only sites, advance notice for RSVP-only sites
  • Family Benefits Discounts on LEGO® and Minecraft workshops, FREE family events, FREE family walking tours, invitations to members-only family events, discounts on spring and summer camps
  • Shop Discounts 20% discount year-round at the CAF Store
  • Parking Benefits Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
  • Upgraded parking privilege Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages: 12 hours for $15** with a key card
  • Four complimentary walking tour passes for guests
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Behind the Scenes program
  • Recognition in CAF's Annual Report
  • Invitation to the annual Open House Chicago launch event
  • NEW Two complimentary tickets to the annual Members-Only Lake and Fireworks Cruise
  • Priority registration for spring and summer camps
  • Personal concierge service to schedule your tour requests
  • Complimentary personal shopper year-round in the CAF Store
  • Invitations to exclusive Burnham Society events including tours and lectures not availble to the public
  • One complimentary Architecture Conversations tour, includes four people for a private docent lead tour
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Member Benefits
Individual
Senior / Student
Household
Senior
Sustaining Deco Beaux Arts Sullivan Society Burnham Society
River Cruise/Bus Tour Annual Benefit (one time benefit per year)*
  • Buy-one-ticket-get-one-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or select CAF bus tours
 
          2 FREE
  • Buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises or select CAF bus tours
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over 65 FREE walking and bike tours
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discounts on all bus and Segway tours and public events
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invitations to exclusive Members-Only events and CAF Member Travel Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FREE subscriptions to our CAF Member Magazine and the monthly Member’s Column e-newsletter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Open House Chicago
  • Priority Access Pass
  • Member-Only Sites
  • Advance notice for RSVP-only sites
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Family Benefits
  • Discounts on LEGO® build Sundays and family workshops
  • FREE Family Studio sessions
  • FREE Family Walking Tours
  • Invitations to members-only family events
  • Discounts to CAF Spring/Summer Camps
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shop Discounts (special discount on Member Appreciation Days!)

  • 15% discount at the Chicago Architecture Foundation Shop all year
 
 
 
       
  • 20% discount at the Chicago Architecture Foundation Shop all year
     
 
 
 
 
Parking Benefits
  • Discount of $5 off parking at Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Upgraded parking privilege Millennium Park and Grant Park South parking garages, 12 hours for $15 with a key card
   
 
 
 
 
 
4 complimentary walking tour passes for guests    
 
 
 
 
 
2 complimentary passes to a Behind the Scenes program      
 
 
 
 
Birthday party facility rental discount      
 
 
 
 
Recognition in the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Annual Report      
 
 
 
 
Invitation to the Annual Open House Chicago launch event        
 
 
 
Invitation to the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s annual gala        
 
 
 
Invitation to the President's Reception        
 
 
 
Spring break or summer education program/camp priority registration        
 
 
 
Personal Concierge Service to schedule your tour requests          
 
 
Complimentary personal shopper in the Chicago Architecture Foundation Shop all year          
 
 
Invitations to exclusive Burnham Society events including tours and lectures not available to the public            
 
1 complimentary Architecture Conversations tour, includes 4 people for a private docent lead tour            
 
*When using annual buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE benefit. Limited availability for Saturday boat tour departures. Bus tour benefit available for the Devil in the White City tour only.
**Pricing subject to change based on garage rates.
Student - Bring student ID
Senior - 65+
Household - two adults and four children under 18