• One of the original buildings in railroad industrialist George Pullman's workers' community in the historic Pullman District. Debuting in 1881, the four-story Queen Anne-style Hotel Florence housed…   See the Image

  • According to the tour description, Kehilath Anshe Maarav (KAM) Isaiah Israel is the oldest Jewish congregation in the Midwest. The 1924 building is inspired by "Byzantine structures and an…   See the Image

  • Rebuilt out of the ashes of the 1871 Chicago Great Fire (and again in 2009), Holy Name Cathedral is one of the city's most famous and inspired buildings. Home to the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese, the…   See the Image

  • Pilsen is renowned as one of Chicago's thriving artists' communities. During Open House Chicago, acclaimed muralist Hector Durate gives Chicagoans a chance to learn about his process creating the…   See the Image

  • Goose Island Beer Company is built on its namesake, a man-made island on the north side. It's headquarters of the largest barrel-aging facility in the country. Built in 1995, the commercial…   See the Image

  • Built in 1924 for Sheridan Trust and Savings Bank, the 12-story neoclassical Bridgeview Bank in Uptown was used in the John Dillinger 2009 biopic Public Enemies. Two 50-ton doors secure a vault…   See the Image

  • The art deco Chicago Board of Trade Building in downtown is a mainstay of architectural tours. Pictured is the mechanical beauty of the vault, part of the original 44-story North Building designed in…   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Mission Residence

    On Sept. 28 and 29, AIA held its annual tour of inspirational and innovative solutions to the particular challenges of San Francisco residential architecture.   See the Gallery

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Kelly Cullen Community

    A $55 million upgrade of YMCA provides housing and health services for formerly-homeless residents. Architect: Gelfland Partners   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Hill House

    A single-family house was expanded to take advantage of its large, but steeply sloped property via a split section that integrates the house with the hill. Architect: Cary Bernstein.    See the Image