Chicago Architecture Info

The U.S. Bank Building

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Facts

Formerly 190 South LaSalle
Address 190 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603
Neighborhood The Loop
Built 1986 - 1987
Architecture firm
  • Johnson Burgee Architects
Architects
  • Philip Johnson
  • John Burgee
Type
  • Office
  • Retail
  • Skyscraper
Floors 43
Cost $140,000,000
Maximum height 573 feet
Floor space 773,000 square feet

Notes

  • Some claim the design of this building was inspired by Burnham and Root's now demolished Masonic Temple, built in 1892. Others claim the design was inspired by The Rookery across the street.
  • At the time of its completion, this building boasted elevators that moved at 1,000 feet per minute.

Timeline

May, 2006 C.B. Richard Ellis bought this building for $137,000,000.
May, 2013 Tishman Speyer Properties bought this building for $211,000,000.
May 15, 2013 This building was renamed The U.S. Bank Building.

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