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Join us for a special sneak peek of Open House Chicago (OHC), our free, annual architecture festival taking place Oct. 19-20 at more than 250 sites across the city. Hear what’s new and exciting in this ninth year of the event.

$12 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members*
Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Open House Chicago gives you behind-the-scenes access to hundreds of buildings. At this daytime talk, you'll hear how the CAC selects buildings and sites for OHC that tell unique stories about Chicago's past, present and future. 

Program Speaker: Eric Rogers

Eric Allix Rogers

Eric Rogers manages Open House Chicago (OHC) at the Chicago Architecture Center, where he has been on staff since 2014. Eric holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in the social sciences from the University of Chicago, and has worked as a researcher, fundraiser, and nonprofit program manager. A native of Memphis, Eric has spent more than a decade crisscrossing Chicago's diverse neighborhoods by bike, transit and on foot. Along the way he has amassed a significant photographic archive documenting Chicago's rich and evolving architecture and urban fabric.

AIA/CES Credit: 1 LU

  • Although this event is free for CAC members, advance registration is required.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center on the day of the event. View the CAC's hours.
  • All online transactions will be charged a $3 convenience fee. To avoid this fee, order tickets via phone 312.922.3432 or in-person at the CAC Box Office at 111 E. Wacker Dr.
  • Discounted tickets are available with a valid student ID for $8 at the CAC Box Office.
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