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Geoffrey Baer's Open House Chicago 2022 PicksGeoffrey Baer
October 12, 2022
There are more than 150 sites across Chicago and some of its suburbs taking part in Open House Chicago this year, so Geoffrey Baer shares some of his favorites to help you plan your own excursions.
Where to Go During Open House Chicago 2021Daniel Hautzinger
October 13, 2021
Open House Chicago is back, allowing you to peek inside more than 100 sites across Chicagoland on October 16 and 17. Given all the standout options, we've chosen a few highlights that we think are especially worth visiting.
Where to Go During Open House Chicago 2019Daniel Hautzinger
October 15, 2019
On October 19 and 20, you have the chance to peek behind those facades you’ve always wondered about, during Open House Chicago, when more than 350 locations open their doors to the public. It's hard to choose from so much variety, so we chose some highlights.
X Marks the Sky: 50 Years of the John Hancock CenterDaniel Hautzinger
September 25, 2019
Before the John Hancock Center, now 875 N. Michigan, was built 50 years ago, the tallest towers in Chicago were the Daley Center and Lake Point Tower. Soon after, the advances of the Hancock led to the Sears Tower and Standard Oil Building. Discover the influence and legacy of this Chicago icon.
Geoffrey Baer's Architecture Road TripsDaniel Hautzinger
August 5, 2019
Chicago isn't the only place in the Midwest with exceptional architecture. Geoffrey Baer spotlights road trip-worthy destinations within driving distance of Chicago, from well-known marvels to hidden gems in unexpected places.
Tour the New Chicago Architecture CenterDaniel Hautzinger
August 31, 2018
Take a tour of the new Chicago Architecture Center and discover its new features, including an expanded and newly interactive Chicago model and a skyscraper gallery. The Center is located inside a Mies van der Rohe building with a vantage of some of Chicago's most famous buildings.
How the Chicago Architecture Center Empowers Young People to Shape Their CityDaniel Hautzinger
August 27, 2018
Through two innovative programs, one anchored in a graphic novel and one providing women and young people of color with the skills necessary to enter the historically white male field of architecture, the Chicago Architecture Center aims to foster a sense of civic identity and stewardship.
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