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Sunday
Apr 19

Tour

Intersections of Old and New Chicago

Explore Chicago architecture from the 1870s to the present while examining the intersections of streets, styles and cultures of our history. We’ll view many different architectural styles and examine how they have become essential elements of Chicago’s…

Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Tour

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise Aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises

Voted “Chicago’s Best Tour” by Chicago Reader, the CAF River Cruise is a “must” for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAF-certified volunteer tour guides—called docents—interpret more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River, revealing…

Price
Adults- $39.74 (plus tax), 7:30pm departures- $42.58 (plus tax)
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Dock is located at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

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Price
Adults- $39.74 (plus tax), 7:30pm departures- $42.58 (plus tax)
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Dock is located at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Historic Treasures of Culture and Commerce

Learn about the great late 19th— and early 20th—century architectural landmarks of Michigan Ave. and State St., ranging from museums to department stores, skyscrapers to concert halls, including the Reliance Building, the Sullivan Center and the Chicago…

Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Tour

Historic Skyscrapers

Step back in time to the late 1800s and explore how Chicago went from a city devastated by a great fire to a leader in skyscraper engineering and design.

Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park

Oak Park is home to the world’s largest collection of Wright-designed buildings. Join us on this tour featuring exteriors of a rich selection of Wright-designed structures, Prairie style and Victorian homes.

Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
1.25 Hours
Meet
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL

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Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
1.25 Hours
Meet
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL

Tour

Must-See Chicago

Must-See Chicago is a fast-paced, 90-minute tour introducing Chicago and many of its most famous buildings, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Sears (Willis) Tower, Wrigley Building, Chicago Theatre and John Hancock Center. As you explore downtown…

Price
Adults- $20, Members- $12
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Adults- $20, Members- $12
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Program

Family-Friendly

LEGO® Build Workshop: Texture

We all want to build like the pros and now you can every Sunday in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF. Come build with LEGO®, solve a design problem and learn the fundamentals to create your own designs. We’ll spark your imagination with a new theme…

Price
Adults & children- $10, Members- $5
Date
April 19, 2015
Time
11:00 am
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Adults & children- $10, Members- $5
Date
April 19, 2015
Time
11:00 am
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Tour

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise Aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises

Voted “Chicago’s Best Tour” by Chicago Reader, the CAF River Cruise is a “must” for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAF-certified volunteer tour guides—called docents—interpret more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River, revealing…

Price
Adults- $39.74 (plus tax), 7:30pm departures- $42.58 (plus tax)
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Dock is located at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Adults- $39.74 (plus tax), 7:30pm departures- $42.58 (plus tax)
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Dock is located at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Art Institute of Chicago: The Campus and Modern Wing

In partnership with the Art Institute, explore how various styles of architecture, sculpture and landscapes interact to create a unique museum campus. We’ll visit both the interior and exterior of the museum including its newest addition, the critically…

Price
Adults- $38, CAF Members- $18, Members of AIC and CAF- Free
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave. Tour ends at the Modern Wing.

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Price
Adults- $38, CAF Members- $18, Members of AIC and CAF- Free
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave. Tour ends at the Modern Wing.

Tour

Evolution of the Skyscraper

Chicago is known for building some of the world’s first skyscrapers, but how have their designs and technologies changed over time? Explore everything from classic buildings to super-tall highrises to discover how each one is representative of major…

Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park

Oak Park is home to the world’s largest collection of Wright-designed buildings. Join us on this tour featuring exteriors of a rich selection of Wright-designed structures, Prairie style and Victorian homes.

Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
1.25 Hours
Meet
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL

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Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
1.25 Hours
Meet
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL

Tour

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise Aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises

Voted “Chicago’s Best Tour” by Chicago Reader, the CAF River Cruise is a “must” for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAF-certified volunteer tour guides—called docents—interpret more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River, revealing…

Price
Adults- $39.74 (plus tax), 7:30pm departures- $42.58 (plus tax)
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Dock is located at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Adults- $39.74 (plus tax), 7:30pm departures- $42.58 (plus tax)
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Dock is located at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Logan Square

Walk Logan Blvd., one of the best preserved sections of Chicago’s Boulevard system. Learn the history of the area and experience a step back into the late 19th Century and early 20th Century Chicago.

Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
The Illinois Centennial Monument where Logan Blvd, Kedzie Blvd and Milwaukee Ave cross.

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Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
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The Illinois Centennial Monument where Logan Blvd, Kedzie Blvd and Milwaukee Ave cross.

Tour

Art Deco Skyscrapers: Downtown

Art Deco was a popular, modern style whose lavish materials and geometric ornament epitomized the prosperity and optimism of the Roaring 20s. See how the style enriches the soaring exteriors and opulent interiors of some of the city's most beautiful skyscrapers…

Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Adults- $20, Members- Free
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park

Oak Park is home to the world’s largest collection of Wright-designed buildings. Join us on this tour featuring exteriors of a rich selection of Wright-designed structures, Prairie style and Victorian homes.

Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
1.25 Hours
Meet
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL

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Price
Adults- $15, Members- Free
Duration
1.25 Hours
Meet
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL