Chicago Architecture Info
77 West Wacker
Formerly known as United Airlines Building
77 West Wacker
R.R. Donnelley Building
77 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Basic Information
Designed by DeStefano + Partners
Cost $80,000,000
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 50
Maximum height 668 feet/200 meters
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • Rentable floor space: 959,258 square feet
  • April 18, 1990: Groundbreaking
  • July 26, 1991: This building tops out.
  • 1995: In a Chicago Tribune poll, this building is named one of the city's ten favorite buildings (It came in #7).
  • 2006: This building is renamed the United Airlines Building. The airline got $$6,600,000 in tax breaks to move its headquarters from the suburbs into this building.
  • 2007: United Airlines added a large illuminated "UNITED" sign to the top of this building.
  • August 13, 2012: United Airlines announced that it was moving its corporate headquarters down the street to the Willis Tower.