DOWNTOWN — Open House Chicago will give neighbors a chance to explore nearly 350 buildings and other sites this weekend.
The annual, hugely popular — and free — event is Saturday and Sunday. In all, 38 neighborhoods are represented in this year’s Open House lineup.
A full list of participating sites is available online.
Check out some of the sites:
Check out: Andersonville is famous for being a home to Swedish Americans, and you can explore the Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St., on Saturday and Sunday.
Check out: You normally have to be a member to get into the Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Ave. — but you can see it for free this weekend.
Check out: The Edgewater Beach Apartments are an icon in the neighborhood, and they’ll be open for exploration Saturday.
Check out: I Grow Chicago’s Peace Campus, St. Benedict the African church (pictured), Growing Home’s Wood Street Urban Farm and more.
Check out: The Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica, 3121 W. Jackson Blvd., was built in an Italian Renaissance Revival style.
Check out: The Salvation Army College for Officer Trainin, 700 W. Brompton Ave., was once a 14-bedroom mansion.
Check out: The Elks National Memorial, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave., has a massive domed rotunda and ornate ceilings.
Check out: The Deutsch Amerikanischer National Kongress uses its DANK Haus, 4740 N. Western Ave., to house its museum, library and more.
Check out: The Working Bikes shop, 2434 S. Western Ave., is open all weekend.
Check out: The Joinery, 2533 W. Homer St., is a unique wedding and events venue.
Check out: Héctor Duarte is a famous Mexican-born muralist. His studio at 1900 W. Cullerton St. is covered in murals — and it’ll be open Saturday and Sunday.
Check out: Starshaped Press, 4636 N. Ravenswood Ave. No. 103, creates prints using a special throwback technique.
Check out: The St. Scholastica Monastery Chapel, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd., will be open Saturday and Sunday.
Check out: The Garfield Clarendon Model Railroad Club, 4501 N. Clarendon Ave., features one of the largest model railroads in the United States.
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