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Chicago Architecture Center 3h
To celebrate the holiday season, we're staying open until 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Plus, receive a special in-store discount of 25% when you shop at the CAC Store during extended hours.
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Craig Shimala 9h
Watch the last full moon of the decade rise above Chicago.🌕
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If you’ve ever looked at Chicago’s impressive skyline and wondered how we managed to build such tall buildings in the squishy clay that lies underground, you’re not alone.
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Check out 's list of the 23 most iconic hotels of the last century—including one Chicago locale.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 11
The Auditorium Building turns 130 this month! Learn more about this iconic theater.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 11
If you’ve lived in or visited an older home or apartment building in Chicago, chances are it has an odd door or some other quirky feature that seems out of place. What can these features tell us about the way people once lived?
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 11
A countywide plan could make public transit more accessible for thousands of Chicago-area commuters. But first, it’ll have to navigate major hurdles.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 10
The holiday season makes the start of Chicago’s winter dazzling. The city takes every opportunity to get a little festive from the downtown skyscrapers to L cars and historic plazas.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 10
Chicago may be best known for its skyscraper-filled skyline, but it’s distinctive signs that decorate the tops and sides of buildings and advertise businesses arguably rank a close second.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 10
Chicago has some bone-chilling winters—our low temperatures during last year’s polar vortex even made international news. If you’ve endured at least one season of this region’s dangerous cold, then you know you can never be too prepared.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 9
Check out 's list of the 23 most iconic hotels of the last century—including one Chicago locale.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 9
Designer Iker Gil and Luftwerk have projected a grid of red lasers across Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House to highlight the building's geometric form and its history.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 9
If you’ve ever looked at Chicago’s impressive skyline and wondered how we managed to build such tall buildings in the squishy clay that lies underground, you’re not alone.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 8
When business and the arts collide, beautiful architecture can emerge. The Auditorium Theatre is the result of collaboration between civic leaders who envisioned a building that might make opera and the arts accessible to people in every income bracket.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 8
Check out these 12 pictures that illustrate the changes in home interior design over the past 600 years.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 8
Held in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in America, the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 was a stage for the world’s newest inventions, innovations and ideas. Here are a few fun facts about the fair.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 7
A countywide plan could make public transit more accessible for thousands of Chicago-area commuters. But first, it’ll have to navigate major hurdles.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 7
If you’ve ever looked at Chicago’s impressive skyline and wondered how we managed to build such tall buildings in the squishy clay that lies underground, you’re not alone.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 7
The holiday season makes the start of Chicago’s winter dazzling. The city takes every opportunity to get a little festive from the downtown skyscrapers to L cars and historic plazas.
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Chicago Architecture Center Dec 6
Chicago may be best known for its skyscraper-filled skyline, but it’s distinctive signs that decorate the tops and sides of buildings and advertise businesses arguably rank a close second.
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