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Open House Chicago

October 20, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to 150 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods—all for free.

150 buildings will be open on October 19-20, 2013 (typically from 9am-5pm, check individual site listings for times). Explore repurposed mansions, hidden rooms, sacred spaces, private clubs, iconic theatres, offices, hotels and more—all for free.

CAF inspires people to discover why design matters. Open House Chicago (OHC) gives you access to buildings that tell the stories of Chicago communities and cultures. By venturing into diverse neighborhoods for self-guided exploration, OHC participants come together to discover community and place.

OHC is completely free-of-charge—no registration or tickets are needed. So gather your friends, plan your itinerary and mark your calendar for October 19-20, 2013!


October 20, 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Various Locations
Chicago, IL United States

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