Chicago is recognized as a leader in Modern architecture, a style that revolutionized the visual world during the mid-20th century. Learn how Chicago developed the skeleton frame Modern skyscraper and gain insights into iconic Modernist Chicago buildings.
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- Free cancellation
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- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Duration 1.5 hours
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- Live tour guide
- Wheelchair accessible
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Check in inside the Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
- All tours are given by Chicago Architecture Center certified volunteer docents who receive hundreds of hours of training about Chicago’s architecture and its history. They are storytellers and Chicago experts
- This tour is unable to provide secure storage for luggage or strollers
- Unfortunately, there are no refunds due to the weather, tours depart rain or shine, so please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes
- Pets are not allowed, but service animals are welcome