Join us for a Complimentary Private Walking Tour of Hyde Park with Will Quam of ‘Brick of Chicago‘.

It’s a great way to meet new people in your industry and get a bit of exercise!

MAC is hosting this private walking tour just for Architects* and Structural Engineers in the Chicagoland and NW Indiana area.

*Architects will receive 1 AIA LU credit for completing the tour. Structural Engineers will receive a PDH certificate for completing the tour. 

Saturday, October 9th at 11am

Hyde Park has long been hailed for its architectural treasures – on this walking tour we’ll look deeper into the details that make up some of Hyde Park’s most remarkable buildings, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, Barry Byrne’s St Thomas the Apostle, and Edward Dart’s Augustana Lutheran Church. We’ll dive into the history of Hyde Park (the town and the neighborhood) and the architecture of mansions, apartments, and institutional buildings. And of course we’ll dive into the history of brick architecture in Chicago!

After this tour you’ll never look at Chicago or the humble brick in the same way again!

Tour with Will

Will Quam:

Everything built (physical things like buildings or non-physical things like systems or societies) is designed and has impact, good or bad. It’s easy to walk by something like a brick building and pay it no mind. But the world is so much more interesting when you ask the question “what is that and why is it the way it is?”


This tour departs from in front of Ray Elementary School (5631 S Kimbark Ave). It covers approximately one mile in 1.5 hours.

This private tour is limited to 20 attendees. The cost is $20 to register, refunds* are given to attendees immediately after the tour.

*If you’ve registered and can’t make the tour, your registration fee is forfeited. As a courtesy, please call us at 847-297-6704 to let us know at least 24 hours before the event so we don’t hold up the tour waiting for you. 

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