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The north entrance to the 111 E Wacker parking garage is closed for repair. Please use the south entrance at 233 E South Water Street.

Chicago’s growth as a favorite travel destination has fueled a surge in the creative repurposing of historic skyscrapers into chic new hotels. Learn how and why a former motor club, insurance company and bank have undergone this change

1.5 Hours
$30 Public
Free for Members
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

This fast paced walking tour will explore the interior and exterior of several hotels. Learn about the benefits and challenges of adaptive reuse and hear what makes these buildings iconic. Stops include the London House, The Pendry and the Langham.

  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming Hotel Boom: Making Old New Again Tours