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The Cliff Dwellers Club


200 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 2000




Sat, Oct 19: 10am - 4pm

Sun, Oct 20: 10am - 4pm

Long Lines Photography Permitted Refreshments Available Washrooms Available Wheelchair Accessible


A. Epstein & Sons, 1957


This private club was founded in 1907 as the Attic Club and renamed the Cliff Dwellers in 1909. It moved to the 22nd floor of 200 South Michigan in 1996 after inhabiting the top floor of neighboring Orchestra Hall for decades. It remains a private club and nonprofit organization for men and women who support the fine and performing arts. The club is a haven for artists, authors, musicians, painters, architects and sculptors. Notable members have included Louis Sullivan, Daniel Burnham, Lorado Taft and Hamlin Garland.

Visitor Experience

Visit one of the most historic private clubs in the city--complete with architectural models, a photography exhibit by Juan Fernandez and one of the best rooftop views of Grant Park. Learn about the history of the Cliff Dwellers from CAC Docents, and enjoy a drink from the Club's full bar.

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Part of the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre trail.

2019 Year of Chicago Theatre