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Welcome back! Choose from more than 50 reinstated walking tours, book a CAFC River Cruise and visit the Center Thursday through Monday.

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Wednesday
Sep 11

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

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Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Mies and Modernism: The IIT Campus Tour

The Illinois Institute of Technology is home to the largest group of buildings designed by Mies van der Rohe—the most influential figure in American Modernism. This tour traces the evolution of the campus with a special emphasis on the years 1938—1958—the…

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Inside Perlstein Hall, 10 W. 33rd St.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Inside Perlstein Hall, 10 W. 33rd St.

Tour

Grant Park Secrets

Grant Park’s landscape is both front yard and recreation spot for Chicago. But did you know that the area was once under water? Or that at one time it housed an airfield, a major league sports team and the tomb of a Civil War hero? Join us as we unlock…

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
AIC South Garden; Michigan Ave. and Jackson Blvd.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
AIC South Garden; Michigan Ave. and Jackson Blvd.

Tour

Discover Chicago's Historic Neighborhoods

CAC has partnered with Big Bus Chicago for a tour that explores Chicago's mosaic of neighborhoods. Every day at 10:00am, discover five fascinating communities from a seat on an open-top bus. You'll get an intriguing look at the art, architecture and history…

Price
$35 public (includes CAC admission), $27 CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
$35 public (includes CAC admission), $27 CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Chicago Architecture: A Walk Through Time

Want a quick introduction to Chicago’s magnificent architecture? This 90-minute tour takes a comprehensive look at the city’s architectural history by viewing buildings in chronological order, from early skyscrapers to new supertall high rises.

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

Art Deco Skyscrapers: The Loop

View Art Deco masterpieces built in the heart of Chicago’s financial district during the Roaring '20s. Learn how Art Deco reflected the era’s fun-loving optimism with lavish materials and geometric ornament.

Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
In front of 30 N. LaSalle St.

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Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
In front of 30 N. LaSalle St.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Tour

River Cruise

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago’s First Lady is committed to taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its river cruise guests and team, including ensuring that boats are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and their service. Chicago’s First Lady…

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $46.29 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $51.02 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.