Open House Chicago: October 18-19, 2014Open House Chicago
October 18-19, 2014
Exquisite, diverse architecture is a distinct characteristic of the Windy City. Sightseers often stroll through the city streets, admiring the unique architecture and the cool buildings on every block. This fall, visitors can take a different kind of tour - from the inside of the city's most aesthetic masterpieces.
Check out Open House Chicago, and you'll be given a behinds-the-scene look at all the hidden gems. Explore the charm and character of repurposed mansions, hidden rooms, sacred sites, private clubs, landmark theatres, and public spaces. The free event will take place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. for the most part, so you can spend the afternoon wandering from place to place.
Discover the culture and history of Chicago through construction and design. Explore eclectic neighborhoods on a self-guided tour, with open doors inviting you to see another side of the city. You won't need to register in advance or purchase tickets, as this event is free and easily accessible to the public. Take advantage of this rare glimpse into what's inside the most interesting spaces. From the most iconic spots to the mansion houses, you'll be wowed by Chicago's far-reaching footprint in architecture and urban planning.
Here are some of the Open House hotspots:
- Blackstone Renaissance Hotel
- Chicago Architecture Foundation
- Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theatre
- Chicago Temple
- The historic Jewelers Building
- City Hall
- Fine Arts Building
- Joffrey Tower
- Monroe Building
- … and many more!
Book reservations now at Days Inn Chicago for easy access to all the area's most popular attractions and vital hubs of dining, shopping, and culture. Learn more about Open House Chicago at openhousechicago.org.