Tag Archives: Architecture

175 Days to Love Chicago: Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Discover one of Chicago’s hidden gems, the idyllic Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, June 18.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Wright’s Roots

An exhibition curated by Chicago’s Cultural Historian Tim Samuelson gives new insight into the early period of architect Frank Lloyd-Wright’s Career. Opening June 22, Wright’s Roots is our latest 175 Days to Love Chicago pick! 

175 Days to Love Chicago: Historic Pullman Walking Tour

Feel this architecturally rich late-19th century industrial community come to life on the docent-led Historic Pullman Walking Tour, and you’ll witness an important part of Chicago history. Next stop Pullman for our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, May 6.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Willis Tower Turns 39

Celebrate the creation of one of the tallest buildings in the United States! Thursday, May 3, is Willis Tower’s 39th birthday, and it’s our loftiest 175 Days to Love Chicago pick yet.

175 Days to Love Chicago: CAF River Cruise

You haven’t really experienced Chicago until you’ve seen it from the river. Hop on board the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s River Cruise for our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, April 28, and get to know the story behind Chicago’s spectacular skyline. Get a discount on this popular tour with a special code, listed [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: April After Hours at Robie House

Mingle over drinks and explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s modern architectural marvel at April After Hours at Robie House, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Friday, April 13th.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Demisemiseptcentennial Exposition

Celebrate 175 years of Chicago history at Chicago’s Demisemiseptcentennial Exposition (that’s a fancy way of saying 175th anniversary!) in the City Gallery in Historic Water Tower on the Magnificent Mile, our 175 Days pick for March 14!

175 Ways to Love Chicago: 5 Ways to See Chicago’s Influence on World Architecture

Listen in as Lynn Osmond, President and CEO of the Chicago Architecture Foundation, lays out a few of the many ways that Chicago’s manmade masterpieces and master plan for city development have inspired architects and cityscapes around the world.

175 Ways to Love Chicago: 5 Favorite Ways to Experience History in Chicago

Photo courtesy The Palmer House Hilton. The Palmer House Hilton Hotel is steeped in history: it first opened its doors in 1871 and has been in continuous operation ever since. That’s why we’ve asked Ken Price, Director of Public Relations and resident historian of the hotel, to share his 5 favorite ways to experience Chicago’s [...]

175 Ways to Love Chicago: 5 Ways to Experience Chicago Culture

South Shore Cultural Center As Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Michelle T. Boone lives and breathes Chicago. We asked her to share just a few of her favorite ways to enjoy the city she loves.