NEAR NORTH SIDE — More than a dozen architecturally significant buildings on the Near North Side will open their doors to visitors for this weekend’s Open House Chicago.
Organized by the Chicago Architecture Center, Open House puts more than 170 sites in more than 20 neighborhoods on display. The event runs Saturday and Sunday, and entry is free unless otherwise noted.
CAC’s Angela Esposito details some Open House Chicago highlights:
The Gold Coast, Old Town, River North and Streeterville neighborhoods offerings range from the the Glunz Tavern and the House of Glunz Wine & Spirits Shop in Old Town to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier.
Check the individual site listings for hours of operation and more details.
What you can tour:
- 900 N. Michigan Ave.
- Alliance Française de Chicago, 54 W. Chicago Ave.
- The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St.
- Bush Temple, 108 W. Chicago Ave.
- Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand Ave.
- Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, 927 N. LaSalle Blvd.
- Church of the Ascension Episcopal, 1133 N. LaSalle Blvd.
- Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St.
- The Glunz Tavern and the House of Glunz Wine & Spirits Shop, 1202-1206 N. Wells St.
- Lawson House, 30 W. Chicago Ave.
- The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, 1012 N. Dearborn St.
- St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St.
- St. Joseph Church (Near North Side), 1107 N. Orleans St.
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