Modern Architecture Walking Tour

What to expect
  • Explore the international, modern, and postmodern architectural movements that hit Chicago
  • Learn about post-WWII developments and the impact of technological and zoning changes
  • Admire the whimsical designs of famous Chicago structures
Explore Chicago's international, modern and postmodern movements, from the powerful, minimalist work of Mies van der Rohe's to contemporary styles that incorporate new, environmentally-sustainable technology. A great two hour tour for architecture buffs, as well as anyone with a simple interest in the buildings of Chicago. Learn about post-WWII developments and the impact of technological and zoning changes. Admire the stainless steel cladding on the Inland Steel Building, the whimsical post-modern designs of the Harold Washington Library and 190 S. LaSalle, and contemporary buildings like One South Dearborn, Blue Cross-Blue Shield and the Art Institute's Modern Wing.

Isn't about time you learned a little more about the city you live in?

Note: Exact meeting location to be provided upon booking.
Key Highlights
Price $15.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 17 positive reviews
No fees charged for cancellations at least seven days prior to activity. Cancellation notice given between three and six days in advance will incur a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be given within two days of class.

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