Chicago Architecture Foundation

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Chicago Architecture Foundation

224 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 922-3432
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The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) offers over 85 exciting tours of Chicago including the #1 architecture tour in the city: the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises. Our other tours include walking, bus, bike and Segway tours. Space fills quickly, so book now at http://www.architecture.org to reserve your spot!

In addition to these tours, CAF offers a variety of exhibitions, youth and adult education opportunities, and an array of program series including Design Dialogues, LEGO® Build Workshops, and the very popular Open House Chicago architectural festival each October.

CAF’s permanent exhibition, Chicago Model, includes a 320-square-foot 3D-printed scale model of Chicago.

The CAF Shop features unique home décor and Chicago-themed gifts, architecture and design books and videos, local artist jewelry, educational toys and other great gifts.

For more information, visit http://www.architecture.org

  • Box Lunches Available
  • ADA Compliant
  • ADA Vehicles
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: Open Daily from 9:00 to 9:00.
  • MasterCard
  • Miles from McCormick Place: 5.0
  • Miles from Midway Airport: 20.0
  • Miles from Navy Pier: 3.0
  • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 17.0
  • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 20
  • Number of Restaurants On-site: 1
  • Number of Retail Stores: 1
  • Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee: Complimentary
  • Reservation Cancellation Policy: All tours are conducted rain or shine, so please advise your group accordingly. Payment is refundable until 30 days prior to tour date. Deposit is nonrefundable less than 30 days before the tour. Within fourteen days of the scheduled tour, there will be no refunds or exchanges.
  • Reservations Accepted
  • Self-Parking Available: Off-site
  • Special Interest Tours Offered
  • Student Group Friendly
  • Visa
  • Average Visit/Tour Length: 1 to 2 hours
  • Complimentary Policy: 1 per group of 20 or more
  • Group Discounts Available
  • Group Policy
  • Minimum Group Number: 20
  • Motorcoach Parking: Off-site
  • Arrange Transportation
  • Group Charter/Sightseeing
  • Motorcoach
  • Step On Guides
  • Student Tours
  • Technical Tours
  • Van/Minibus
  • Wheelchair Accessible

1800Total Square Footage of Meeting Space
1Number of Rooms
  • Complete Buy-out Available
  • Exhibit Space Available
  • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 40
  • Max Capacity, Classroom Style: 100
  • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 200
  • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 150
  • Max Venue Capacity: 150
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 1
  • Off-Site Catering Allowed
  • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Private Meeting Space Available
  • Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space: 1200
  • Total Square Footage of Meeting Space: 1800