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Where else but Chicago can you find two iconic mid-century buildings living side by side? Get the inside scoop on the buildings and their architects, Bertrand Goldberg and Mies van der Rohe. We will compare and contrast the sites, uses, structures, styles, philosophies and more.

1.25 Hours
35 W. Wacker Dr.

Delight in the sinuous lines of the four building complexes called Marina City then revel in the crisp, clean architecture of the IBM Building.

Discover how all buildings have evolved and adapted through the years to remain relevant and functional.

Finally, we visit the Langham Hotel to see how the hotel respects the Miesian format while adding luxury touches. Tour capacity is limited, advanced reservations are recommended.

  • Advance reservations required.
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • Tour meets under the overhang between the entrances to Catch 35 and the office lobby.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming Modernist Masterpieces: Marina City and the IBM Building Tours

There are currently no departures available for booking. New tour departures are released on the 15th of each month. Please check back soon!