Chicago Architecture Foundation

Chicago Architecture Foundation

224 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 922-3432
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Experience what U.S. News and World Report named the "#1 best thing to do in Chicago." The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) offers more than 85 different walking, boat, bus, bike, Segway and L train tours. The CAF River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady, rated 5 out of 5 stars on TripAdvisor, departs multiple times a day from April to November. Walking and bus tours depart year-round. All of CAF's tours are led by highly-trained volunteer docent guides who are passionate about showcasing the architecture and history of this beautiful city. Since CAF is a nonprofit cultural institution, tours also support the organization's exhibitions, youth education and adult programming. For more information, visit 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
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