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Check Out The Near North Side During Open House Chicago

From St. James Episcopal Cathedral to the Glunz Tavern, the Near North Side is home to more than a dozen sites featured in Open House Chicago this weekend.

St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St.
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NEAR NORTH SIDE — More than a dozen elaborately designed buildings on the Near North Side will open their doors for this weekend’s Open House Chicago.

Open House puts more than 150 sites in more than 20 neighborhoods on display. It’s organized by the Chicago Architecture Center and happens Saturday and Sunday. Entry is free unless otherwise noted.

Some sites may require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test for entry. Check the individual site listings for more details.

Credit: Provided/Eric Allix Rogers
The House of Glunz Wine & Spirits Shop, 1202-1204 N. Wells St.

What you can tour:

  • Access Living Headquarters, 115 W. Chicago Ave. (closed Sunday)
  • Ambassador Chicago Hotel, 1301 N. State Parkway
  • Architectural Artifacts, Inc., 1065 N. Orleans St.
  • Anti-Cruelty Society, 510 N. LaSalle St.
  • The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St. (closed Sunday)
  • Catholic Charities St. Louise de Marillac Chapel, 721 N. LaSalle St.
  • Church of the Ascension Episcopal, 1133 N. LaSalle Blvd.
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St.
  • The Glunz Tavern & the House of Glunz Wine & Spirits Shop, 1202-1206 N. Wells St.
  • Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St.
  • International Museum of Surgical Science, Eleanor Robinson Countiss Home, 1524 N. Lake Shore Drive
  • The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, 1012 N. Dearborn St.
  • The John B. Murphy Memorial Auditorium at the Driehaus Museum, 50 E. Erie St. (closed Saturday)
  • St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Parkway
  • St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St.
  • St. Michael in Old Town Roman Catholic Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Ave.
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International Museum of Surgical Science, 1525 N. Lake Shore Drive
Credit: Provided/Eric Allix Rogers
St. Michael in Old Town Roman Catholic Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Ave.

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