Tours

Thursday, October 17, 12:00 p.m. — Join the JRTCHS for its inaugural tour. The tour will explore the building’s public spaces on the first, second, third floors, as well as atrium level to learn about the cultural context of the State of Illinois Center.

Thursday, October 24, 12:00 p.m. (partnering with Documomo) — Explore the political, cultural and occupational history of the former State of Illinois Building and the role of the postmodernist architectural movement in Chicago and beyond.

Thursday, October 31, 12:00 p.m. — Bring your favorite ’80s outfit or costume and enjoy a walk through the Thompson Center’s lower level atrium space where visitors will learn about the forgotten history and present peril the building faces.

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