Chicago Architecture Info

Mather Tower

75 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Basic Information
Designed by Herbert Hugh Riddle
Cost $2,617,040.00
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 42
Maximum height 521 feet/156 meters
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • 1998: Pieces of the terra cotta facade fell off the tower. It was wrapped in mesh as a precaution.
  • 2000: The cupola at the top of the building was declared structurally unsound, and was removed.
  • November, 2001: The cupola was replaced at the top of the building.
  • November 22, 2003: Tiles fell off the Mather Tower and hit two pedestrians on the street below.
  • May, 2009: River Hotel opened inside this building.