190 South LaSalle is another very-1980's skyscraper, with its beige exterior and faux gabled roof. But what it lacks in originality, it more than makes up for in height. It appears to be a very tall château complete with small rose windows in the gables and arched one-story windows capping the vertical window elements, unifying them into a single form. Perhaps too much effort was spent emphasizing the verticality of these windows, as their proportions make it look like some kind of ritzy high-rise jail. It is most notable, however for the fact that this was John Burgee's first skyscraper in his native Chicago.
- Construction finish: 1987
- Designed by: Johnson Burgee Architects
- Cost: $140,000,000
- Type: Skyscraper
- Stories: 40
- Maximum Height: 573 feet / 175 meters
- Floor space: 773,000 square feet
- May, 2006: C.B. Richard Ellis bought this building for $137,000,000.
- May, 2013: Tishman Speyer Properties bought this building for $211 million.
- May 15, 2013: This building was renamed the U.S. Bank Building.
- Architect: Philip Johnson
- Architect: John Burgee
- The design of this building was inspired by Burnham and Root's now demolished Masonic Temple from 1892.
(Credit; Chicago Architecture)
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