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Ling Shen Ching Tze Buddhist Temple, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church On Display This Weekend For Open House Chicago

The Plant and the Chicago Maritime Museum are among the Back of the Yards and Bridgeport sites that will be on display.

Ling Shen Ching Tze Buddhist Temple
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BACK OF THE YARDS — Buildings usually off-limits — including several in Back of the Yards and Bridgeport — will be open for exploring this weekend during Open House Chicago.

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

Residents and visitors will have a chance 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 Back of the Yards, Bridgeport and nearby:

Bubbly

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Bubbly

Where: 1048 W. 37th St.  
When:  10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Chicago Maritime Museum

Where: Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th St.  
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

ComEd Chicago Training Center

Where: 3536 S. Iron St.  
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

Ling Shen Ching Tze Buddhist Temple

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers / Open House Chicago
LING SHEN CHING TZE BUDDHIST TEMPLE

Where: 1035 W. 31st St.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Monastery Of The Holy Cross

Where: 3101 S. Aberdeen St.  
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Park No. 571 Boathouse:

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Park No. 571 Boathouse

Where: 2754 S. Eleanor St.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Repertorio Latino Theater Company

Where: 3622 S. Morgan St.  
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church

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ST. JOSEPH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Where: 1723 W. 48th St.
When:  10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

St. Mary of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church

Where: 1039 W. 32nd St.
When: 10 a.m.-3p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday

Testa Produce

Where: 4555 S. Racine Ave.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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

The Plant

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers/ Open House Chicago
The Plant in Back of the Yards is among the 250 cool places featured during Open House Chicago.

Where: 1400 W. 46th St.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Whiner Beer Co.

Where: 1400 W. 46th St.
When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday

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