Have you ever walked past a stunning building and wondered what it looks like inside? Or perhaps you’ve been curious about the history behind some of Chicago’s iconic landmarks? If so, then Open House Chicago, the city’s free annual architecture festival, is a can’t-miss event. Open House Chicago is back this Saturday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023, giving you the chance to take a sneak peek behind the closed doors of some of Chicago’s most captivating buildings.
During this weekend’s event, visitors will have behind-the-scenes access to more than 170 architecturally, historically and culturally significant sites across 20 Chicago neighborhoods, some of which are rarely open to the public. Here are a few interesting sites to get you started this year.