A nice slender building that reaches 38 stories without fatiguing the observer. Moreover, its lateral flanks allow it to reach its full height within a small footprint and not look awkward. These setbacks were mandated by the city of Chicago in an effort to preserve what little sunlight was filtering down to street level through the growing forest of skyscrapers, and the thickening haze that became common in industrialized 20th century Chicago.
- Construction start: 1926
- Construction finish: 1927
- Designed by: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White
- Type: Skyscraper
- Stories: 38
- Maximum Height: 557 feet / 170 meters
- Rentable floor space: 391586 square feet
- November 6, 2002: This building was declared a Chicago Landmark.
(Credit; Chicago Architecture)
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Scanned : Photogrammetry (Processed using Agisoft PhotoScan)