|Corpus Christi Church (click images for larger view)|
. . . over 150 of the city’s great places and spaces. Explore repurposed mansions, hidden rooms, sacred spaces, private clubs, iconic theatres, hotels, community murals and more—all for free.put out the call for volunteers. Shifts are four hours, either/and Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th. You must be at least 18, and you must wear clothes.
In addition to the satisfaction of a job well-done for a great event, being a volunteer has its benefits:
- Priority access at all OHC sites for you and a companion
- 50% off a CAF membership
- Member discount at CAF shop for the week following OHC
- OHC T-shirt and lanyard souvenirs
- Two free CAF walking tour passes
Kemper Building - open for the first time in nearly 40 years - and, unlike the guys in the photograph above, you can actually enjoy it from the inside.
You can also visit the offices of such firms as Goettsch Partners, Holabird and Root, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, Murphy/Jahn, Perkins+Will, SOM, Thornton Tomasetti, VOA, Wheeler Kearns, and Wright Heerema. You can see Dankmar Adler's last commission, Isaiah Temple, now Ebeneezer Missionary Baptist Church, get inside the Germania Club, the Powhatan Apartments, Apollo's 2000 (the former Marshall Square Theater), Jens Jensen's Park Castle, and the historic Agudas Achim North Shore Congregation. You can visit the Lohan Associates designed Police Headquarters, and go directly to (Cook County) Jail.
|Ogden School, Nagle/Hartray Architecture|
|Poetry Foundation, John Ronan Architects|
This is an absolutely fantastic event, and you can become a part of it here.