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Modernism was the dominant style of high-rise architecture from the 1960s through the 1980s, but not everyone was a fan. Learn about new styles that emerged as reactions—Brutalism and Postmodernism—on this live, 45-minute tour on May 19 or 24.

$8 Public
Free for CAC members

This tour will be hosted on Zoom. You will receive an email directly from Zoom on the day of the tour with details about how to access and view it.

If you don’t receive the Zoom link three hours before the program please contact

Check for updates on this upcoming tour with CAC docent Mike McMains:

May 26 and May 31

Program Speaker: Mike McMains

Mike McMains

Mike McMains has been a CAC docent since 2005. He is certified to lead 10 different CAC tours and has created several others, including Elevated Architecture: Downtown “L” Train, Elevated Architecture: North Side Art and Must-See Chicago. Mike's professional background is in real estate investment management. Chicago has been his home for the last 20 years.

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