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Charnley-Persky House Tours

About the program

Program Location

Charnley-Persky House, 1365 N Astor St, Chicago

Society of Architectural Historians

1365 N Astor St, Chicago, IL 60610

Designed by Louis Sullivan with assistance from his junior draftsman, Frank Lloyd Wright, the Charnley-Persky House (1891-1892) is recognized as a pivotal work of modern American architecture. Tour includes exterior and interior spaces on 3 levels. Tours limited to 12 individuals. All visitors must be 12 or older.

Teachers with a valid State of Illinois ID, participants in the Frank Lloyd Wright Reciprocal Sites program, and SAH members are admitted free of charge.

This is a ticketed event

$15 adults; $10 seniors (over 65) & students with ID

Please note that the Charnley-Persky House will be closed for tours on the following dates: November 22, 24, 25, and December 22, 23, 27 and 29. Tours will resume on January 3.

Friday Tours
12:00 pm | 45-min tour | April–December

Saturday Tours
10:00 am | 45-min tour | April–October
12:00 pm | 45-min tour | Year-Round

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