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THE NEW CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE CENTER OPENS AUG. 31

Located at 111 E. Wacker Dr. at Michigan Avenue, the CAC will be a place to discover the stories and secrets behind Chicago’s magnificent architecture—through exhibits, tours and programs.

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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

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Armour Institute

Get a rare glimpse inside the Armour Institute, a towering red brick building on the Illinois Institute of Technology’s campus. Enjoy an exclusive tour of the former classroom and administrative spaces with a developer and an architect before the historic…

Price
$25 public, $15 CAF members
Date
July 14, 2018
Time
10:00 am
Meet
3300 S. Federal St.

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Price
$25 public, $15 CAF members
Date
July 14, 2018
Time
10:00 am
Meet
3300 S. Federal St.

Living with Water: Designing for Wetter Weather and Cleaner Rivers

Water is key to a thriving Chicago. Join us for a panel discussion to hear diverse perspectives on how good design can help us better co-exist with water in the future.

Price
$15 public, $7 CAF members
Date
July 26, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
MPC office, 140 S. Dearborn St, Suite 1400*

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Price
$15 public, $7 CAF members
Date
July 26, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
MPC office, 140 S. Dearborn St, Suite 1400*

Auxiliary Board River Cruise Fundraiser: Rodeo on the River

Get your Western wear ready and join the CAF Auxiliary Board on their annual river cruise fundraiser benefiting CAF’s Teen Academy programs! Guests will enjoy a sunset cruise with world-class architecture, cocktails, delicious small bites and on-board…

Price
$125 per ticket, $1,000 and up for sponsorships
Date
August 7, 2018
Time
6:45 pm
Meet
Aboard Chicago’s Classic Lady, 112 E. Wacker Dr, SE corner of Michigan Ave Bridge and Wacker Dr.

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Price
$125 per ticket, $1,000 and up for sponsorships
Date
August 7, 2018
Time
6:45 pm
Meet
Aboard Chicago’s Classic Lady, 112 E. Wacker Dr, SE corner of Michigan Ave Bridge and Wacker Dr.