McCormick Place in Chicago

Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
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Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
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Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation

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McCormick Place

2301 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, South Loop 60605
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Quick Facts
  • Construction start: 1958
  • Construction finish: 1960
  • Designed by: C. F. Murphy and Associates
  • Cost: $35,000,000
  • Renovated: 2007
  • Renovated: 1997
  • Renovated: 1986
  • Renovated: 1967-1971
  • Type: Other
Statistics
  • Floor space: 2,670,000 square feet
Timeline
  • 1967: This building burned down in a massive fire, killing a security guard. The new building was erected on the foundations of the old.
  • 1971: The new convention center opened. Its design incorporated the old Aerie Crown Theater into the new building.
  • 1986: The North Building opened.
  • 1997: The South Building opened, making McCormick Place the largest convention center in the United States.
  • 2007: The West Building opened.
Notes
  • Architect of the first building: Alfred Shaw
  • Current original building architect: Gene Summers
  • Current original building architecture firm: C. F. Murphy and Associates
  • The original building is now known as the Lakeshore Center. It was formerly called McCormick Place East. The North, South, and West buildings were added later.
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