Chicago’s Free Open House Architectural Weekend

This weekend, October 19-20, you are invited to the FREE Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago, which is an awesome free public event that offers behind-the-scenes access to over 150 buildings across Chicago. No reservations are required and everyone is welcome. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods — all for free. The Chicago Architecture Foundation has an ambitious citywide DIY tour weekend and it’s a great opportunity to gain rare access to more than 100 of the city’s most interesting historical and newly constructed residences, office buildings, retail and hospitality hotspots, cultural and holy hallows, and institutions of higher learning and social services.


150 cool places | 48 hours | Go.


Go behind the scenes at more than 150 area buildings with Open House Chicago. Use their handy map or site list to see what’s open and for how long.

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