Don’t Miss the Annual Block City LEGO Event – July 18

Block City Poster 2015On Saturday, July 18, Illinois Institute of Technology is once again hosting Block City, a fun-filled event for children and their families. Using over 40,000 LEGO bricks, participants will build a city of LEGOs that spans the floor of S.R. Crown Hall. View pictures from last year’s event on Facebook. This event is open to the public and free of charge, but advance registration is required. Please note that seating is limited in S.R. Crown Hall, so plan to sit on the floor to build.

General session #1: 9 a.m-noon
General session #2: 1–4 p.m.

S. R. Crown Hall
3360 South State Street, Chicago.
Transportation options and driving directions can be found here.

RSVP by Monday, July 13, 2015
Register here or contact Lauren Shelby via phone at 312.567.5030 or email at

To volunteer contact Jade Gandrud at or 312.567.5257.

Each family must sign a participation waiver form for all participants under the age of 18. 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 D1, D2, D5, and B5. IIT alumni can register for an exclusive breakfast here with early access to LEGOs beginning at 8 a.m.

This event is brought to you by the Office of Student Access, Success, & Diversity Initiatives in collaboration with the IIT Alumni Association and the Mies van der Rohe Society.