Open House Chicago

Chicago Architecture Foundation’s sixth annual architecture festival opens
20 neighborhoods and more than 200 sites.

This free public event offers participants behind-the-scenes access to many areas that are rarely, if ever, open to the public. Architecture buffs, history enthusiasts, design appreciators and people looking for a unique festival all participate in this weekend event, ideal for every kind of adventurer.Showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s architecture, sites include uncommonly seen and “restricted access” areas of theaters, historic mansions, private clubs, sacred spaces, skyscrapers, roof top gardens, professional offices and cultural institutions, among others.

OHC guests can select the sites and neighborhoods they want to explore and create their own self-guided experiences. For a complete list of participating sites, visit www.openhousechicago.org.

Open House Chicago

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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