111 South Wacker in Chicago

Photo of 111 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of 111 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
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Photo of 111 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of 111 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of 111 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
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111 South Wacker

111 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, The Loop 60606
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Quick Facts
Statistics
  • Floor space: 1,457,000 square feet
  • Office floor space: 1,149,000 square feet
  • Parking spaces: 489
Notes
  • Developer: The John Buck Company
  • The shell-like illuminated ribbed curve that forms the roof of the lobby is actually the underside of the building's parking garage ramp.
  • The lobby is 44 feet tall
  • The office floors have up to 60 feet of clear space from the building core to the windows.
  • The distance between exterior columns on the office levels is up to 40 feet
  • The distance between exterior columns at the lobby level is 80 feet, as diagonal columns on the floors above transfer the weight of the building into half as many columns.
  • The architecture firm behind this building lists it as 53 stories. However, building diagrams show it as 49 stories. The developer may be counting the 44-foot high lobby as five floors.
Stacking Diagram
49: 
28-48: 
27: 
9-26: 
2-8: 
1: 
B2-B1: 
Did You Know?
  • This location was formerly the U.S. Gypsum Building. At the time of its demolition, it was the tallest building to be torn down in Chicago.
Green Things
  • This building has been awarded LEED Gold certification
  • This building reused the foundation walls and caissons from the building that was previously on this site
  • This building has reserved parking for alternative fuel vehicles and van pools
  • This building has a green roof
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  I like how it filled in the gap between Sears Tower and AT&T Corporate Center, it has a very neat LEED Design.

Brent Kampert - Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 @ 2:40pm  

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