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Today at CAC

Sunday
Oct 24

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 $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Tickets start at $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

Fulton-Randolph Market

Discover the fascinating 150-year evolution of the Fulton-Randolph Market District from food wholesaling and meatpacking to gourmet restaurants, technology hubs and boutique hotels.

Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC Members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
CTA Morgan Station, 958 W. Lake St.

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Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC Members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
CTA Morgan Station, 958 W. Lake St.

Tour

Historic Treasures of Chicago’s Golden Age

Learn about the great architectural landmarks of Michigan Avenue and State Street. The 40 years between 1890 and 1930 saw the creation of some of Chicago’s the most memorable buildings, many of which are featured on this tour.

Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.75 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.75 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

Louis Sullivan Rediscovered

See the trailblazing work of Louis H. Sullivan on this tour through Chicago’s Loop and discover how this pioneering architect cleverly fused elements of nature with early skyscraper technology.

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southwest corner of E. Monroe St. and S. Columbus Dr., 298 E. Monroe St.

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Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Southwest corner of E. Monroe St. and S. Columbus Dr., 298 E. Monroe 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 $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park

Oak Park is home to the world’s largest collection of buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. View the exteriors of nearly a dozen of Wright’s structures.

Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
The Frank Lloyd Wright memorial stone at the northeast entrance to Austin Gardens, 199 Forest Ave., Oak Park, IL 60301

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Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
The Frank Lloyd Wright memorial stone at the northeast entrance to Austin Gardens, 199 Forest Ave., Oak Park, IL 60301

Tour

Must-See Chicago

Must-See Chicago is a fast-paced, 90-minute introductory tour to Chicago featuring some of its most famous buildings, including the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, Willis (Sears) Tower, the Chicago Theatre and more!

Price
$30 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
$30 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 $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

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
$30 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
$30 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 $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

Learn More Off Sale

Price
Tickets start at $48.18 (plus tax) for daytime river cruise, Tickets start at $52.91 (plus tax) for evening cruise, VISIT THE CAC FOR JUST $5 EXTRA!
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance, 112 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park

Oak Park is home to the world’s largest collection of buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. View the exteriors of nearly a dozen of Wright’s structures.

Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
The Frank Lloyd Wright memorial stone at the northeast entrance to Austin Gardens, 199 Forest Ave., Oak Park, IL 60301

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Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1 Hour
Meet
The Frank Lloyd Wright memorial stone at the northeast entrance to Austin Gardens, 199 Forest Ave., Oak Park, IL 60301

Tour

Elevated Architecture: Downtown "L" Train

Explore Chicago’s amazing architecture from the unique perspective of elevated trains and station platforms. Learn the history behind the famous "L" system and hear how it has shaped the development of buildings within the Loop.

Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Tour

Graceland Cemetery

Beautiful and serene, Graceland Cemetery is a treasured oasis in the center of our bustling city. Notables interred here are Chicago's movers and shakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Daniel Burnham, Potter Palmer, Charles Wacker, George…

Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Clark St. and Irving Park Rd., inside the gate

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Price
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Clark St. and Irving Park Rd., inside the gate

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
$30 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Outside 30 N. LaSalle St.

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

Tour

Historic Austin

*Premier Tour: Explore the architectural gems of Austin, a former “railroad suburb” on Chicago’s West side. Annexed in 1899, Austin became the home of numerous immigrant communities and remains a hub for many grand residences built in the fashionable…

Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Fountain at the east end of Midway Park, 5701 W Midway Park

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Duration
2 Hours
Meet
Fountain at the east end of Midway Park, 5701 W Midway Park