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Until further notice, all CAC walking tours are suspended and the Center at 111 E. Wacker Dr. is closed, in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines from the State of Illinois.

The Chicago Architecture Center’s local and national design competitions enlist teens to solve real-world design challenges while also developing quality portfolio pieces for college or career applications.

Competitions culminate in a public showcase where a jury of professional architects and designers award top prizes.

Annual Competitions