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When skyscrapers began to rise again after a long hiatus during World War II, a new style of architecture emerged: Mid-Century Modernism. Join CAC docent Mike McMains on May 12 or 17 for a live, 45-minute tour that highlights buildings from this era.

$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.

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Check for updates on these upcoming tours with Mike:

Brutalism and Postmodernism
May 19 and May 24

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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