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Currently, the CAC Box Office and Design Store are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am–4pm. Stay tuned for more updates.

Our online store is temporarily closed as we prepare to move to the new Chicago Architecture Center at 111 East Wacker Dr.

Return policy for online purchases

You may return merchandise purchased online and receive a full refund of the product price (plus tax, if applicable) until June 30, 2018. Shipping charges cannot be refunded unless the customer received an incorrect product, in which case a call tag will be issued. Please email us at for a return authorization number. Include your name and order number. Refunds will be credited back to your credit card. If you received an item as a gift, please email us and we will assist you with your return.

For questions about an existing online order that was already placed, please email

Moving sale at 111 E. Wacker Dr.

All sales on or after June 4 are final.

The last day of sales at our 111 E. Wacker Dr. location were July 15, 2018. The new store at 111 E. Wacker Dr. will open at the beginning of August. Read more about the CAC opening.

Return policy for in-person purchases

You may return merchandise purchased in-person until July 3, 2018 by visiting the CAC Store at 111 E. Wacker Dr. You will need your receipt and the original form of payment. Any items purchased on or after June 4 will be final sale.

Purchase of Education Books

If you’re interested in purchasing any of CAC’s published educational books or textbooks during our transition, please email Any inquires related to pricing, shipping, or tax exemption can also be directed to