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Chicago Architecture Center


The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) offers the city’s hottest new rental spaces for your next meeting, cocktail hour or special event. Centrally located at 111 E. Wacker Dr., the Chicago Architecture Center is in the heart of downtown, near the bustling intersection of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive. There are three spaces available to rent at the CAC, seven days a week.

Chicago Architecture Center Galleries

300 reception-style

When you rent the CAC galleries, you’ll have private access to more than 8,000 square feet of vibrant, interactive galleries on two floors. Your guests will love the opportunity to explore the CAC’s exhibitions at their own pace and mingle in the CAC’s Buck Grand Atrium—a large, open space on the first floor with ample room for cocktail tables. The CAC Galleries rental includes the Chicago Gallery on the first floor, which features the impressive Chicago City Model Experience, as well as the Drake Skyscraper Gallery on the second floor, with supersized models of famous skyscrapers. Stunning views of icons like Tribune Tower and the Wrigley Building can be seen through 40-foot-tall windows. The second floor also includes the Usher Lambe Rotating Gallery, with regularly changing exhibits. Hosting your event in the CAC’s galleries is truly a memorable experience.

Joan & Gary Gand Lecture Hall

140 lecture-style

The Joan & Gary Gand Lecture Hall can seat up to 140 people in various configurations, making it a great space for small to medium-sized lectures, presentations and meetings. It contains state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, including multiple microphones and monitors.

Arcelormittal Design Studio

36 classroom-style

With a flexible workspace is designed to encourage creative problem solving, the ArcelorMittal Design Studio is the perfect space to hold your next team-building activity or working meeting.


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