chicago-architecture-crash-course-2CRASH COURSE IN CHICAGO Architecture

Connect with the city's past from your own home.

In this fun and informative 60-minute presentation, professional tour guide and UChicago alum Alex Bean, AM’11 will dive into the world-famous architectural history of Chicago. From balloon-frame buildings to the world’s first skyscrapers and the bold contemporary towers of today, this survey puts design, engineering, and technology of our buildings into their historic context.

Join us for additional talk and tour:
4/23 From Nostalgia to Now: UChicago Campus Virtual Tour
4/30 1893 World's' Fair History

Registration and Event Questions
Chicago Detours tour company takes registration for this event. If you have any questions regarding registration or logistics of the event, please contact Chicago Detours at or 312.350.1131.

About Chicago Detours
The Chicago Detours tour company has been bringing people to explore stories and places locals don't even know since 2010. Amanda Scotese, AM'13, started the company to offer unique tour experiences of architecture, history and culture.



Date: Thursday, April 16

Time: 6:45-8:00 pm

Cost: $5.00

Location: Online
After registering, you will receive an email with instructions for viewing the online presentation.
6:45 pm CST “check in” (Zoom link opens for login)
7:00-8:00 pm CST Lecture/Tour and Q&A