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As the first skyscraper built within the Loop after World War II, the Inland Steel Building became an instant symbol of Chicago’s prominence as a modern American city in the 20th century.

0.75 Hour
$20 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members
30 W. Monroe St., inside the building's lobby

Explore the exterior and interior of this iconic modern masterpiece and learn the stories behind this timeless structure. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in 1958, Inland Steel uses the most modern and cutting edge materials and designs. See for yourself why it has attained such fame as a classic example of mid-century Modernism. The tour includes a visit to the office of an architect.

  • Although it's not required, we recommend making reservations in advance for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
  • This tour is available for private bookings. Contact for more information.

Upcoming Inland Steel Building Tours