Putting Out The Welcome Mat
Where Chicago|October 2019
The free event known as Open House Chicago is the one weekend every year (Oct. 19-20) that nearly 250 buildings across the city open their doors to the public with exclusive access to normally roped-off landmarks and behind-the-scenes looks at some of the most marvelous architectural gems, from north to south sides.

Hosted by Chicago Architecture Center, the event includes iconic skyscrapers, mansions, stunning theaters, private clubs and offices and sacred spaces like those below. www.openhousechicago.org

1 333 N. MICHIGAN AVE. One of the best options is to take pre-guided routes. The “Chicago Architecture Center & Its Neighbors” option includes these four spots. The 333 N. Michigan Ave. building is an

Art Deco style skyscraper by Holabird & Root that is one of four landmarks flanking the Michigan Avenue bridge. It underwent a recent $50 million renovation.

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