Chicago Architecture Center

Chicago Architecture Center

The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) is devoted to celebrating and promoting Chicago as a center of architectural innovation. Their mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters.

Impact by Design

Chicago Architecture Center

The CAC was founded in 1966 to save the historic Glessner House. Since then, it has become one of the largest cultural organizations in Chicago. Every year, it offers thousands of visitors an opportunity to learn more about Chicago's groundbreaking architecture and its impact on the world. The Center also provides access and introductions to an abundance of architectural and engineering treasures around the city by offering year-round programs, tours, exhibits, and events for the whole family. Their mission is to encourage these visitors to fully discover and appreciate the urban design that surrounds them.

GRoW Support

2017

General Operating Support