Chicago’s newest riverfront museum is where the story of the city begins. See the country’s largest 3D model of Chicago boasting more than 4,200 buildings and an interactive video on “Chicago: City of Modern Architecture.” In the Skyscraper Gallery, walk among towers from around the globe and learn about Chicago’s history of innovation, from inventing the first tall buildings to engineering the mega-skyscrapers of today. Learn why Chicago is considered the city of neighborhoods, catch a glimpse of the future city in the “Me to We” gallery, and more! The CAC also is the starting place for more than 85 awe-inspiring tours all led by our highly trained volunteer docents. Learn more at architecture.org.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady goes back on the water March 15.
Fresh ideas for energy and affordable housing are coming to the Center’s galleries.
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Get to Know Your House
Explore the DNA of Chicago classics, March 3 and 10 at 6pm.
Retrofitting the Suburbs
Learn how city-adjacent communities can evolve, March 31 at 6pm.