While checking out the Chicago Model in the Chicago Gallery, [Ana] speaks with the creator, Cathy Tinker, about how the 4,000 building project was constructed. The visually stunning model comes with interactive features, which display bike routes in the city, the path of the Chicago Fire and much more.
- A behind-the-scenes look into our tours, programs and educational initiatives
- How CAC impacts and interprets Chicago
- An introduction to our expert staff, volunteers and partners
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The Chicago Architecture Center offers over 80 tours of downtown and the neighborhoods, by foot, bicycle, bus and boat. Their new exhibit space on Wacker Drive features multiple galleries and displays. Volunteer architects offer educational programs for students and families and internships in architecture and design.
He opened my eyes to a whole new world. That’s the sentiment most commonly expressed in hundreds of remembrances left for Yale University professor Vincent Scully upon his death at age 97 in 2017.
Chicago has so many amazing stories to tell.
5 Chicago sites named after former mayorsvia CAC
Innovation in Architecture
Architectural innovations like the steel-frame skyscraper have reshaped the built world's look and function. And every day, new technologies enable architects to address the challenges of the future.
Questions for an architect: Chris Wilkinsonvia CAF
The changing face of Chicago architecture—in structures old, new and yet to be—will always be newsworthy. Here, we track the buzz and battles, building context around a city’s issues as they unfold.