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No Membership? No Problem. Tour Brooklyn Boulders, The Wing And More During Open House Chicago

St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church and the Conservation Center are among the West Loop and Near West Side sites that will be on display this weekend.

Brooklyn Boulders
Eric Allix Rogers / Open House Chicago
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WEST LOOP — Some of the coolest buildings in the West Loop will be open this weekend for Open House Chicago.

The year’s installment of the wildly popular festival, sponsored by the Chicago Architecture Center, is being held Oct. 19 and 20.

Open House Chicago allows residents and visitors to explore 350 architectural treasures and little-known sites across the city that are often exclusive or invite-only. And admission to the buildings is free.

Here is a list of sites in West Loop, University Village and nearby: 

Big Delicious Planet Catering Canteen+Urban Farm

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers/ Open House Chicago
Big Delicious Planet Catering Canteen+Urban Farm

Where: 412 N. Wolcott Ave.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Big Monster Toys

Where: 21 S. Racine Ave.
When: Oct. 19: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Brooklyn Boulders

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers / Open House Chicago
Brooklyn Boulders

Where: 100 S. Morgan St.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s The Station

Where: 100 S. Racine Ave.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Chicago Post Office

Where: 433 W. Van Buren St.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Conservation Center

Credit: Courtesy of the Conservation Center
The Conservation Center

Where: 400 N. Wolcott St.
When: Oct. 19: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

CTA Control Center

Credit: Open House Chicago
The CTA Control Center will be on display during Open House Chicago.

Where: 120 N. Racine Ave.
When: Oct. 20: 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

This site requires registration and will not accept drop-in visitors.

District Brew Yards

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers / Open House Chicago
District Brew Yards

Where: 417 N. Ashland Ave.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Field Notes Brand

Where: 401 N. Racine Ave.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Holy Family Roman Catholic Church

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers / Open House Chicago
Holy Family Roman Catholic Church

Where: 1080 W. Roosevelt Road
When: Oct. 20: 11 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Ignite Glass Studios

Where: 401 N. Armour St.
When: Oct. 19: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Oct. 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Jane Adams Hull-House Museum

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers / Open House Chicago
Jane Adams Hull-House Museum

Where: 800 S. Halsted St.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Notre Shop

Where: 118 N. Peoria St.
When: Oct. 19: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct 20: 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Palma

Where: 1146 W. Kinzie St.
When: Oct. 19, 20: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Soho House Chicago

Where: 113-125 N. Green St.
When: Oct. 19,  10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Soho House is only open to Chicago Architecture Center members.

St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers / Open House Chicago
St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church

Where: 733 S. Ashland Ave.
When: Oct. 19: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Oct. 20: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

St. Ignatius College Prep

Where: 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd
When: Oct. 19: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Oct. 20: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Stereo form Slab by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Credit: Dave Burk/ Open House Chicago website
Stereo form Slab by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Where: 1245 W. Fulton Market
When: Oct. 19: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

UE Hall

Where: 37 S. Maxwell St.
When: Oct. 19,20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

UIC Police Station

Where: 943 W. Maxwell St.
When: Oct. 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Wing

Credit: Provided

Where: Disclosed after registration
When: Oct. 19: 11 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

This site requires registration and will not accept drop-in visitors.

X Chicago

Where: 710 W. 14th St.
When: Oct. 19: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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