Chicago Architecture Biennial

October 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016
The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial will be the first-ever and largest international survey of contemporary architecture in North America.

In size and scope, expect an immersive experience, with full-scale installations, interactive exhibits and programs that include film screenings, performances, tours and more. The Biennial will be set citywide and Chicago — a city rooted in the history of modern architecture — will play a tremendous part in presenting as host city. Six sites will serve as the primary location and admission is free.

This significant event will gather over 60 architects, studios and artists from more that 25 countries, across five continents. A forum for all, the Biennial is not just for architects and those in the field of architecture. This public event is for everyone who interacts with architecture. It invites you to look around and consider how architecture and design play a greater role in arts, culture and society. Architecture shapes our world and the Chicago Architecture Biennial will set a global stage for debate and the exchange of ideas.

Open to the public beginning October 3, 2015, the Chicago Architecture Biennial will continue through January 3, 2016. Save the date for Opening Weekend, when a series of kickoff events launch the Biennial.

EXCLUSIVE HOTEL OFFERS

Offers are subject to availability and to the participating hotel's terms & conditions. Blackout dates may apply. Special offers are available for bookings between October 1, 2015 and January 4, 2016, unless otherwise noted.

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

  • 540 N. Michigan Ave.
  • (312) 836-0100
The Chicago Architecture Biennial Marriott VIP Package includes: Overnight accommodations; and Access to Chicago Cultural Center Tours, Tuesday Talks Lecture Series, Wednesday Film Series, and Friday Late Nights at the Biennial. Use promotional code UY7 in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code UY7. For toll-free numbers outside the US please click here. Valid through: January 3, 2016.

 

JW Marriott Chicago

  • 151 W. Adams St.
  • (312) 660-8200
The Chicago Architecture Biennial Marriott VIP Package includes: Overnight accommodations; and Access to Chicago Cultural Center Tours, Tuesday Talks Lecture Series, Wednesday Film Series, and Friday Late Nights at the Biennial. Use promotional code UY7 in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code UY7. For toll-free numbers outside the US please click here. Valid through: January 3, 2016.
 

Residence Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

  • 201 E. Walton Pl.
  • (312) 943-9800
The Chicago Architecture Biennial Marriott VIP Package includes: Overnight accommodations; and Access to Chicago Cultural Center Tours, Tuesday Talks Lecture Series, Wednesday Film Series, and Friday Late Nights at the Biennial. Use promotional code UY7 in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code UY7. For toll-free numbers outside the US please click here. Valid through: January 3, 2016.
 

Renaissance Chicago Downtown

  • One W. Wacker Dr.
  • (312) 372-7200
The Chicago Architecture Biennial Marriott VIP Package includes: Overnight accommodations; and Access to Chicago Cultural Center Tours, Tuesday Talks Lecture Series, Wednesday Film Series, and Friday Late Nights at the Biennial. Use promotional code UY7 in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code UY7. For toll-free numbers outside the US please click here. Valid through: January 3, 2016.
 

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Downtown/River North

  • 30 E. Hubbard St.
  • (312) 329-2500
The Chicago Architecture Biennial Marriott VIP Package includes: Overnight accommodations; and Access to Chicago Cultural Center Tours, Tuesday Talks Lecture Series, Wednesday Film Series, and Friday Late Nights at the Biennial. Use promotional code UY7 in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code UY7. For toll-free numbers outside the US please click here. Valid through: January 3, 2016.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

  • 216 E. Ontario St.
  • (312) 787-3777
Book the Parking Package to enjoy: Valet parking; Hot breakfast; and Wireless Internet. For reservations, be sure that promotional code PSF appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when booking online, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code PSF. Valid through: January 3, 2016.


Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

  • 636 S. Michigan Ave.
  • (312) 447-0955
The Historic Blackstone Architecture Biennial Package includes King Lakeview Room; Breakfast for two in Mercat a La Planxa; Welcome amenity on night of arrival; and a Tour of the legendary Chicago Beaux-Arts hotel designed by renowned architects Marshall & Fox. Available October 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016.


ACME Hotel Company Chicago

  • 15 E. Ohio St.
  • (312) 894-0800
Stay in a historic 1926 building and save 26% as an nod to the year the building was built in. Your room will also overlook the historic Medinah Temple now home for Bloomingdale’s Home Store. In addition, schedule a tour of the ACME Hotel to discover some of the historic architectural secrets (tour subject to availability). Architecture Biennial Rate valid for stays 10/1/15-1/4/16.

Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace

  • 3434 N. Broadway
  • (888) 800-7731
Save 20% off the discounted rate for stays during the Chicago Architecture Biennial. With 83 total rooms and 24 suites, this property is nestled in one of Chicago's most vibrant near north side neighborhoods.

Carleton of Oak Park

  • 1110 Pleasant St., Oak Park, Illinois
  • (708) 848-5000
Make your reservation at www.carletonhotel.com and receive 10% off room rates. Reservations must be made at least 14 days in advance. Full payment due at time of booking. Non-refundable and non-changeable. Available Sunday through Thursday, October 1, 2015 to January 4, 2016.


Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

  • 12 S. Michigan Ave.
  • (312) 940-3552
Enjoy 15% off best available rate; Complimentary wifi in guest rooms and public areas; Architectural tours of the hotel available; Complimentary welcome amenity.

Days Inn Chicago

  • 644 W. Diversey Pkwy.
  • (773) 525-7010
Enjoy 15% off regular room rates and receive a complimentary upgrade from standard room to a business class room. This offer is subject to availability and reservations for rate code "LKFP" must be made in advance.

The Drake Hotel Chicago

  • 140 E. Walton Pl.
  • (312) 787-2200
The Drake Hotel has become a steward for stories, boasting its prominence within Chicago's history since 1920. Discover Real Chicago™ through the one-of-a-kind Experience Package. Enjoy a welcome bag with The Drake Daily newsletter featuring 10 decades of Drake history, a self-guided tour through the 10 most historic stops in the landmark hotel, Afternoon Tea amenity from Palm Court, and drink voucher to redeem in one of the famed restaurants. Package will be built for two people. Subject to availability.
  
 

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown

  • 600 N. State St.
  • (312) 943-3800
Enjoy 10% off the Best Available Rate. The spectacular features available at this distinguished property include 368 newly renovated, spacious and well appointed suites; a free, full cooked-to-order breakfast; Evening Manager's Reception serving complimentary cocktails, beverages and light appetizers; and a brand new indoor heated pool.
 

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

  • 200 N. Columbus Drive
  • (312) 565-8000
Enjoy overnight accommodations in a luxurious Fairmont Guestroom, as well as one year membership for two to the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
 

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Chicago

  • 33 N. Illinois
  • (312) 832-0333
Enjoy 10% off the best available rate. Ideally located in the heart of the River North area, this property is convenient to nearby attractions including: Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, Merchandise Mart, Museum Campus, Willis Tower, John Hancock Building, Water Tower Place, House of Blues, Theatre District,
 

Hilton Chicago

  • 720 S. Michigan Ave.
  • (312) 922-4400
Start your morning off right. Recharge with daily breakfast and internet access when you book the Breakfast & Wi-Fi package. Sip coffee while you surf the web, share vacation pictures with your friends, read the news and more. You'll never miss the most important meal of the day or what's going on in the world. Valid anytime between October 1, 2015 to January 4, 2016.
 

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/North Loop

  • 66 E. Wacker Dr.
  • (312) 920-6666
Enjoy 15% off prevailing rate. This downtown hotel is set near River North, just blocks away from the Magnificent Mile with its upscale shops and boutiques.
 

Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North

  • 350 W. Mart Center Dr.
  • (844) 766-6582
Receive a "Mart Plaza Architectural Tour" map at check-in and enjoy spacious skyline view guestroom accommodations including complimentary wi-fi and two complimentary drinks at Cityscape Bar.
 

Hotel Blake

  • 500 S. Dearborn St.
  • (312) 986-1234
Stay at Hotel Blake and enjoy 15% off of the Best Available Rate during this inaugural Chicago event! This downtown Chicago hotel, located in Historic Printers Row, is offering this special during the stay dates October 3, 2015 through January 3, 2016.
 

Hyatt Place Chicago Downtown/Downtown - The Loop

  • 28 N. Franklin St.
  • (312) 955-0950
Enjoy 15% off best available rate. Newly opened in June 2015, this Hyatt Place is an 18-floor building with 206 guest rooms, 3 meeting rooms, and a generous host of amenities to complement your downtown experience.
 

Hyatt Regency Chicago

  • 151 E. Wacker Dr.
  • (312) 565-1234
Experience the newly renovated $168 Million Hotel Renovation and experience the new Hyatt Regency Chicago. With this special offer, enjoy 15% off best available rate.
 

Ivy Boutique Hotel

  • 233 E. Ontario
  • (312) 335-5444
Spend the Biennial at Ivy and enjoy 10% off the rack rate. A modern oasis in the heart of River North at Medinah Tree Studios, just two blocks from the Magnificent Mile, and in close proximity to the Loop, Navy Pier, and Millennium and Grant Parks, The Ivy Room embodies a history of artistic elegance.
 

The Langham, Chicago

  • 330 N. Wabash Ave.
  • (312) 923-9988
To celebrate Chicago's reputation as the birthplace of modern architecture, enjoy the third night of your stay with the hotel's compliments when purchasing the first two nights at the best available rate.
 

Omni Chicago Hotel

  • 676 N. Michigan Ave.
  • (312) 944-6664
Located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, this 347-suite hotel will offer 15% off best available rate including wireless internet in guestrooms.
 

Palmer House Hilton

  • 17 E. Monroe St.
  • (312) 726-7500
Start your morning off right. Recharge with daily breakfast and internet access when you book the Breakfast & Wi-Fi package. Sip coffee while you surf the web, share vacation pictures with your friends, read the news and more. You'll never miss the most important meal of the day or what's going on in the world. Valid anytime between October 1, 2015 to January 4, 2016.
 

PUBLIC Chicago

  • 1301 N. State Pkwy
  • (312) 787-3700
Come celebrate the history and future of architecture and stay PUBLIC! Reserve now and receive 25% off best available rate with a complimentary upgrade at time of booking. Booking to include complimentary Power Breakfast daily, historical tour of PUBLIC Chicago and a welcome amenity.

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

  • 221 N. Columbus Dr.
  • (312) 565-5258
Enjoy the Art of Blu offer with 10% discount off best available rate. Includes 2 Art of Blu headsets for a complimentary 35-minute self-guided Art, Architecture, Photography and Design Tour of the hotel.

 

The Silvermith Hotel Chicago Downtown

  • 10 S. Wabash Ave.
  • (312) 372-7696
Enjoy 15% off best available rate at this newly renovated boutique. The Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown is an upper scale boutique hotel offering luxurious accommodations. Located in the heart of the Financial District, it is just one block west of Michigan Avenue (Mag Mile) and one block east of famous State Street.
 

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

  • 20 E. Chestnut St.
  • (312) 324-4000
The Chicago Architecture Biennial Package includes luxury accommodations; complimentary overnight valet parking; a "Build your own" cocktail bar for two; and a custom architecture sightseeing map created by our concierge.
 

Swissotel Chicago

  • 323 E. Wacker Drive
  • (888) 737-9477
Stay at Swissotel Chicago, an architectural gem designed by the famed Harry Weese. Located in the heart of Chicago, Swissotel’s guest rooms and suites offer the most exclusive views of downtown and Lake Michigan, giving you a premier look at your favorite architectural buildings. Book your stay between Oct. 1, 2015, and Jan. 4, 2016, and receive 10% off of our best available rate, along with a special amenity to welcome you to our city. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply.
 

The Talbott Hotel

  • 20 E. Delaware
  • (800) 825-2688
The Chicago Architectural Biennial Package includes a tour by bus where you’ll discover the stories behind the city’s most famous buildings and a special book outlining Chicago’s greatest architectural works to perfectly complement your time at the Biennial. Full package includes: overnight stay; two tickets for "Architectural Highlights by Bus Tour" with Chicago Architecture Foundation; and a copy of "Chicago Then and Now" by Elizabeth McNulty.
 

Virgin Hotels Chicago

  • 203 N. Wabash Ave.
  • (855) 946-6000
Book your stay and receive 15% off your room night plus dinner and a self-guided historical tour in The Commons Clubs. Package provides guest access to architectural self-discovery tour passport & suggested spa service, cocktails, and food pairings.
 

W Chicago Lakeshore

  • 644 N. Lakeshore Drive
  • (312) 943-9200
Enjoy the W play package which includes daily parking and 2 cocktails.
 

W Chicago City Center

  • 172 W. Adams St.
  • (312) 332-1200
Enjoy the W play package which includes daily parking and 2 cocktails.
 

The Wheeler Mansion

  • 2020 S. Calumet
  • (312) 945-2020
For the Biennial, the discounted rate is available for the luxury room ($265/night), luxury suite ($300/night), and luxury spa suite ($350/night) plus tax. All rooms are inclusive with complimentary breakfast, parking, wifi, coffee and tea. First time guest promotional rate excludes major holidays and convention dates. Two night minimum required on the weekends, either Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday.
 

The Whitehall Hotel

  • 105 E. Delaware Pl.
  • (312) 944-6300
Book The Whitehall Hotel's exclusive Chicago Architecture Biennial rate to receive complimentary parking.
 

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

  • 71 E. Upper Wacker Drive
  • (312) 346-7100
Save 20% when staying for the Chicago Architecture Biennial. The Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront boasts a prime location perfect for exploring all of Chicago's architectural wonders. Offer valid October 3, 2015 through February 29, 2016.

 


 

The Basics
Dates
October 3, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Hours
Monday-Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am–6 pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm
Admission
FREE

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