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Chicago is known for building some of the world’s first skyscrapers, but how have their designs and technologies changed over time? Explore everything from classic buildings to super-tall highrises to discover how each one is representative of major developments in architectural technology and design from 1872 to the present.

Duration
1.5 Hours
Price
$20 public
FREE for CAF members
Meet
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

See how architects adapted building styles to meet the fashions of their era and used cutting-edge engineering to build taller than ever before. This tour is an enticing overview which introduces you to the bigger stories of Chicago architecture.

Upcoming Evolution of the Skyscraper Tours