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Driven by tourism, multiple historic Chicago skyscrapers have recently been reimagined as chic hotels. CAC docent Monica Rodriguez leads this online version of the CAC’s popular tour, “Hotel Boom: Making Old New Again,” on July 11 and August 19.

$8 Public
Free for CAC members

This program will be hosted on Zoom. Approximately 3 hours before the start of the program, you will receive a link directly from Zoom with details about how to access and view it.

If you do not receive your link 2 hours prior to the start of the event, please contact Please note, if you do not contact us at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

Discover the exciting new lives of a former athletic club, silver manufacturer and motor club at this virtual program.


Monica Rodriguez

Monica Rodriguez is a Chicago native with a BA in Communications and Fine Arts and an MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Rodriguez spent seven years working for a nonprofit organization committed to leadership development in university students, has traveled extensively, and has frequently lead student study-abroad trips with The Experiment in International Living. She has been a CAC docent since 2015 and is Co-Tour Director for Hotel Boom: Making Old New Again.

  • All online transactions will be charged a $3 convenience fee.
  • Ticket sales for CAC Live end three hours prior to the event.
  • Events are Central Daylight Time.