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The revival of Gothic architecture did not miss Chicago when it took America by storm. See how the Gothic style of the late 19th and early 20th centuries was captured by Chicago architects in religious and secular spaces.

3.5 Hours
$50 public
$43 students and CAC members
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Drive

Trace the history of Gothic Revival in Chicago on this bus tour and learn about how the architectural style evolved from its original medieval roots. Perhaps you’ve noticed elements pf Gothic Revival in your daily life; this architectural style can be found throughout Chicago’s neighborhoods and downtown. Discover why architects looked back to medieval architecture for contemporary construction and learn if it’s only the ornamentation that marks a building as gothic, or if it also involves the building’s shape. Don’t miss this fascinating and rarely told story about Chicago architecture.

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