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At Chicago Architecture Foundation, our programs and events help you think differently about the places we live, work and play. Get behind-the-scenes access to the city's architectural treasures. Practice your design skills while you play with your family. Participate in expert-led discussions about the latest urban design issues. With these offerings and so many more to choose from, we guarantee there’s something inspiring and fun for you at CAF. 

Recommended Programs

Engineering Fest

Celebrate National Engineers Week with our annual Engineering Fest on February 24 and 25. Drop in any time between 10am—3pm to explore Chicago's tallest skyscrapers through FREE activities for ages 5–12. Join more than 1,500 visitors for a weekend…

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FREE
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Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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FREE
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Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Read and Build: Plan A City - March 4

Drop in any time between 9am and 12pm to enjoy multiple readings of "Last Stop on Market Street" by Matt Pena. We'll explore what makes a neighborhood special and use mixed-media to create a model community.

Price
Free
Date
March 4, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Free
Date
March 4, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Read and Build: Plan A City - March 7

Drop in any time between 9am and 12pm to enjoy multiple readings of "Last Stop on Market Street" by Matt Pena. We'll explore what makes a neighborhood special and use mixed-media to create a model community.

Price
Free
Date
March 7, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
Free
Date
March 7, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

LEGO® Build Workshop: Harold Washington Library

The beauty is in the details! We’ll visit Harold Washington Library to examine its details and decode symbols that reference Chicago’s history. Then, we’ll make the building come alive as a LEGO® creation in our Design Studio.

Price
$12 public, Free for CAF members
Date
April 15, 2018
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
$12 public, Free for CAF members
Date
April 15, 2018
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

LEGO® Build Workshop: Maggie Daley Park

Chicago, the “City in a Garden,” has more than 8,000 acres of green space! Have you ever been to one of Chicago’s parks? Join us from 12pm to 3pm for a visit to Maggie Daley Park and collaborate as a group to design your own LEGO® park in our ArcelorMittal…

Price
$20 public, $15 CAF members
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
$20 public, $15 CAF members
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.