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Come explore the early Collegiate Gothic roots of the university campus in the original quadrangles, the “march of mid-century modernism” along the Midway and the recent, breath-taking architectural additions such as the Helmut Jahn’s Mansueto Library and Studio Gang’s residential hall.

2 Hours
$30 Public
$10 Basic Members
Free for Deco Members and above
University of Chicago Bookstore, 970 E.58th St.
Premier tour*

Known for its Collegiate Gothic architecture, the University of Chicago’s campus is so much more. On this tour, you will discover Prairie Style, Mid-Century Modernism, Brutalism and Contemporary architecture from masters including Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Netsch, Rafael Vinoly, and Cesar Pelli. All this and more in the beautiful quadrangles, buildings and award-winning botanical gardens of the UChicago campus. 

  • Many tours sell out. To guarantee your space advance reservations are strongly recommended.
  • 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.
  • Access to building interiors featured on this tour may be subject to change, due to weekend and holiday schedules or unforeseen closures.

*Premier tours are free for Deco members and above. Learn about our membership levels.

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