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Tour Chicago for National Architecture Week
CAF’s tours recognize the nation’s most celebrated designers of the built environment

Join CAF for an exclusive tour of the historic Auditorium Theatre
The new Behind-the-Scenes program offers an all-access pass to this Chicago landmark

Drinks + Design at ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF
CAF invites guests to enjoy an evening of cocktails and LEGO

Chicago Architecture Foundation Celebrates National Engineers Week, February 16 - 22
A week-long series of tours, workshops and demonstrations recognizes the industry’s most innovative structural achievements

Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) Selected as American Architectural Foundation’s 2014 Keystone Laureate
CAF to be Honored at AAF’s 25th Annual Accent on Architecture Gala in Washington, D.C.

New exhibition calls for a bold vision of the “Great Basin”
Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basin exhibition open through February 3, 2014

Open House Chicago offers look inside Chicago’s best-known and little-known spaces during free 2-day event
CAF’s third annual event opens 15 neighborhoods and over 150 sites, Oct. 19 & 20

Three cutting-edge designs selected as winners of Bus Rapid Transit Station Design Competition
Global ideas competition included entries from 42 firm and 14 countries

10 finalists announced in second annual national DiscoverDesign.org high school architecture competition
Winner to be announced June 11, wins architectural trip to Chicago

CAF Celebrates National Engineers Week During the Month of February
FREE programming includes lectures, family programs, teen design studio

CAF Names New Vice President of Learning Initiatives
Christian Greer joins CAF staff

CAF Opens New Exhibition November 16
Reconsidering an Icon: Creative Conversations About Prentice Women's Hospital 

Second Annual Open House Chicago is October 13 & 14
Over 150 unique places and spaces in over 13 communities & it's all free
Dowload the OHC 2012 Fact Sheet Here  

10 Finalists Announced in National High School Architecture Competition
Winner to be announced June 29, wins architectural trip to Chicago

Bus Rapid Transit: Next Stop, Chicago
New exhibition opens in CAF Lecture Hall

2012 April May June Calendar of Events
Exhibitions, programs and events at CAF

The Official Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise Aboard Chicago's First Lady Season Opens
Boats Launch Saturday, April 14, 2012

Loop Value: The How Much Does It Cost? Shop Exhibition
Opens February 17, 2012 through the end of the year

Navy Pier Renovations: The 5 Finalists Exhibition
View the five architecture and design team finalists competing to win the bid to renovate Chicago's Navy Pier.

Patron of the Year Winners Announced

Five Chicago architects honored at eighth annual award ceremony.

openhousechicago October 15 & 16

Event unlocks a rare look inside Chicago's best-known & least-known places & spaces FOR FREE

New exhibition "Design on the Edge" opens in Santa Fe building

Nine renowned Chicago architect re-imagine seven Chicago neighborhoods

Biographies for each of the participating architects in "Design on the Edge" exhibit

Twelve “After-Five” Tours Keep People in the Loop

Chicago Architecture Foundation Offers Late Walking Tours and Cruises

Chicago Architecture Foundation Goes Cruising

So Spring Must Be Here

Chicago Architecture Foundation Adds New Architecture Tours


Chicago Model City Exhibition Extended

Chicago Architecture Foundation Enhances Detailed Model of Chicago

2010 - The Year of 85 Different Architecture Tours

Social Media Huge Factor in Success

Neighborhoods Go Green!

New Chicago Architecture Foundation Exhibition Opens

134 Students Win Newhouse Architecture Competition

CPS High School Students Receive Trophies and Internships

Chicago Model City Exhibition Extended Through November 2010
Chicago Architecture Foundation Enhances Detailed Model of Chicago

Chicago Model City Exhibition Fact Sheet

Ten Tips for Visiting Chicago
Chicago Architecture Foundation Offers Free Ideas to Optimize Visit

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