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129 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60302

Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers self-guided history and architecture trails throughout Chicagoland.

Every October, the Chicago Architecture Center is proud to host Open House Chicago—a free public festival that offers self-guided history and architecture trails throughout Chicago, talks and programming, and behind-the-scenes access to architecturally, historically and culturally significant sites across the city. Open House Chicago remains one of the largest events of its kind in the world. This year's in-person site visits occur on October 15 and 16, with extended programming and city-wide self-guided tours available for the entire month of October. This year's program highlights more than 20 Chicago neighborhoods, North Shore suburbs and Oak Park, with 10 self-guided tours, outdoor exploration on themes including community engagement, green spaces, historic preservation, residential architecture and more. OHC 2022 also includes a broad array of talks and virtual programs, as well as tips and itineraries for exploring shopping, dining, and other attractions in each neighborhood.

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