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Chicago Architecture Foundation [IL]

The Chicago Architecture Foundation seeks to increase public interest in architecture and design. Particular emphasis is given to examples within Chicago, Illinois.

The foundation offers a wide variety of walking downtown, neighborhood, suburban, and Frank Lloyd Wright; river; and bus tours. Tours are offered in English, French, German, and Italian. Audio tours are available in French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. The foundation also offers exhibits, sustainable architecture lunchtime lectures, monthly DIY green workshops, weekly lunchtime lectures, field trip options, an architecture competition for students, family programs, high school workshops, teacher workshops, and adult education courses. The website offers a teaching resource book and a high school textbook for purchase.

 
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