Invite Family and Friends to Build a LEGO City on July 8

Illinois Tech’s Block City summer event is back.

On Saturday, July 8 in S. R. Crown Hall, 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. See more information and register here, and view pictures from previous years’ Block City events online. This event is open to the public and free of charge. Please note that seating is limited, so plan to sit on the floor to build.

9 a.m–noon | General session #1
1–4 p.m. | General session #2
Transportation options and driving directions are available here.

RSVP here by Monday, July 3.

Interested in volunteering? We’d love to have you. Complete this Volunteer Form.

Contact: Lauren Shelby: 312.567.5030 or

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.

Illinois Tech alumni, register for an exclusive breakfast with early access to LEGOs beginning at 8 a.m.

This event is brought to you by the Illinois Tech Alumni Association, the College of Architecture, the Mies van der Rohe Society, and the Office of Student Access, Success, and Diversity Initiatives.