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Crafting Your Experience


Welcome to the OHC 2020 mobile app—your handheld guide for exploring 20+ Chicago neighborhoods during the 10th annual Open House Chicago festival, happening Oct. 16−25! All OHC 2020 experiences and programs are outdoors or online. To learn more about how you can use the OHC 2020 app to enhance your experience, visit And if something catches your eye, let us know by posting a photo on social media using the hashtag #OHC2020. Many thanks to OHC 2020 Presenting Sponsor Wintrust.

Explore OHC Neighborhoods

Choose a neighborhood and start exploring! Neighborhood pages include architecturally significant sites, trails for self-guided exploration, app-exclusive experiences and ways to explore like a local.

Follow OHC Trails

Get the most out of Open House Chicago by following one of our 20+ self-guided trails on foot, by bicycle or by car.

Discover OHC Online Programs

Register to view nearly two dozen panel discussions, presentations and virtual tours via Zoom, many of which are free or exclusive to current CAC members.

Support OHC

Your tax deductible contribution to the CAC is much appreciated and is 100% tax deductible.

Become a Member

Join to get special benefits during Open House Chicago, including FREE admission to most OHC programs and exclusive access to “My Neighborhood, My Story” celebrity tours.

OHC Sponsors and Community Partners

OHC 2020 would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors and community partners.

As you explore Chicago during OHC, please wear a face covering, maintain at least six feet of distance from others and do not attempt to enter any buildings.