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At the Chicago Architecture Center, 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 the CAC. 

Recommended Programs

CAC Live: Alta Vista Terrace Tour

Hear the secrets and stories behind a stretch of row houses situated between Wrigley Field and Graceland Cemetery on this live, 45-minute virtual tour of Alta Vista Terrace with CAC docent Kent Foutty.

Price
$8 public, Free for CAC members
Date
September 29, 2020
Time
5:30 pm
Meet
Zoom

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Price
$8 public, Free for CAC members
Date
September 29, 2020
Time
5:30 pm
Meet
Zoom

CAC Live: Reimagining the Skyscraper with Ole Scheeren

International architecture practice Buro Ole Scheeren Group is helping re-imagine the form and function of skyscrapers around the world. Founding principal Ole Scheeren will illuminate the firm’s unique approach to every project.

Price
$18 public, $12 CAC member
Date
September 30, 2020
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom

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Price
$18 public, $12 CAC member
Date
September 30, 2020
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom

Members Only: Open House Chicago 2020 Preview

CAC members are invited to attend this special sneak preview of the OHC 2020 mobile app and virtual programs. Ask questions and get recommendations to maximize your OHC 2020 experience!

Price
$80 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members, $68 student
Date
October 7, 2020
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom

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Price
$80 public (includes CAC admission), Free for CAC members, $68 student
Date
October 7, 2020
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom

Architect Talk: The Boundary-Breaking Designs of Jeanne Gang

Don’t miss this signature lecture with internationally renowned architect Jeanne Gang, founding principal of Studio Gang. In more than 20 years of practice, Studio Gang has pushed the envelope to create stunning buildings and landscapes that strengthen…

Price
$25 public (includes CAC admission), $18 CAC members
Date
November 2, 2020
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$25 public (includes CAC admission), $18 CAC members
Date
November 2, 2020
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)