- Early skyscrapers and other 19th-century architecture
- Important events like the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the World’s Fairs of 1893 and 1933-1934
- Historic photos and perspectives on Chicago
Latest Updates on Historic Chicago
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled a list of four historic, trailblazing women architects who made their mark in Chicago.
We’re up to a lot around here, and we’d like to start sharing the personal side of CAC.
Around Town tours the Chicago Architecture Centervia WGN
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.