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Discover one of Chicago's boldest and most colorful buildings, the Media Production Center at Columbia College, designed by world-renowned Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, winner of a 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellows Award.

1 Hour
Media Production Center, 1600 S. State St.

On this one-hour tour, you’ll discover how the close working relationship between Columbia College and Jeanne Gang resulted in a playful, cutting edge, Gold LEED Certified building which houses state-of-the-art production facilities for film, video, television and interactive arts and media. We’ll detail the functionality of each part of the building and the impact of the building on Columbia College and the South Loop neighborhood. The Media Production Center is open to the public only via this CAC tour.

  • 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.

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