Our riverfront location is in the heart of the city and features nearly 10,000 square feet of exhibition space.


111 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Near the corner of Michigan and Wacker



10:00 am - 4:00 pm



The CAC's call center is open 10am-4pm daily.
Please note, the Center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. It closes early at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

AdultsStudents (With ID)Children 5 & Under
Members are free


The closest parking garage is located at 111 East Wacker Drive. If you are driving to the CAC, please be prepared to enter our garage at the 111 E Wacker Drive entrance. The entrance at S Water Street is currently closed due to construction. CAC guests and members receive a discount on parking at this garage for up to 4 hours. YOU MUST GET YOUR PARKING TICKET STAMPED at the CAC Box Office or the dockside CFL River Cruise box office. To receive your discounted rate pay at the LAZ garage office located inside 111 E Wacker opposite Potbelly Sandwich Shop. The parking garage is open 24/7. Several other public parking garages are available in the River North and Loop neighborhoods. SpotHero can help you find a good deal. To reserve your parking spot, visit the Chicago Architecture Center SpotHero Parking Page and book with rates up to 50% off drive-up. Please note: if parking is pre-purchased, early arrival or departure is subjected to additional charges at the garage's discretion. Questions? Give SpotHero a call at (312) 566-7768.


Members enjoy year-round benefits including discounts in the design store and on tours, early access to exhibitions, and exclusive member-only events.

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Exhibitions at the center focus on Chicago's diverse neighborhoods, housing types, leading architects and future projects.

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The Chicago Architecture Center welcomes all visitors and is committed to making its offerings feel safe and accessible to everyone.

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