Chicago Architecture Info

Citigroup Center

Formerly known as Citicorp Center
Northwest Atrium
500 West Madison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60661
Basic Information
Designed by Murphy/Jahn Architects
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 40
Maximum height 588 feet/176 meters
Neighborhood: West Town
More Information
  • Floor space: 1,460,000 square feet
  • Retail space: 83,000 square feet
  • Atrium height: 80 feet.
  • Elevators: 24
  • This was formerly the location of the Chicago & North Western railroad station
  • Architect: Helmut Jahn
  • April, 1987: The commuter rail concourse portion of this project opened to the public.
  • December 8, 2007: Inventor Joe Jackson snapped and began shooting up a law office on the 38th floor of this building. Three people were killed and one wounded before police managed to kill the gunman.
  • October, 2013: This building was sold to KBS Realty Advisors for $435 million.