In collaboration with the IIT Alumni Association, and the Mies van der Rohe Society, the Office of Student Access, Success, and Diversity Initiatives has hosted “Block City,” for four consecutive years. Block City is a fun-filled event for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages! Using over 40,000 LEGO bricks, participants will build a city of LEGOs.

Help us build a LEGO landscape on Saturday, July 23!


Illinois Tech’s Block City summer event is back!

On Saturday, July 23, Illinois Institute of Technology is once again hosting Block City, located this year in Hermann Hall. See more information and register here, and view pictures from previous years’ Block City on our Facebook Page. This event is open to the public and free of charge, but advance registration is required. Please note that seating is limited, so please plan to sit on the floor to build.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

9 a.m-Noon | General session #1
1–4 p.m. | General session #2

Hermann Hall (note that this is a different location from last year)
3241 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616
Transportation options and driving directions

Register here (through the IIT Alumni Association)
Contact: Lauren Shelby: 312.567.5030 |
Each family must sign a participation waiver form for all participants under the age of 18. Please print and complete the form ahead of time and bring it with you to the event to expedite your check-in process.

Complimentary parking is available in lots B5 and A4 and D-lots.

IIT Alumni, register for an exclusive breakfast with early access to LEGOs beginning at 8 a.m.!

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.”
– Diane Ackerman, American poet


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