Chicago Architecture Info

Mid-Continental Plaza

Also known as
The Park Monroe
Formerly known as 55 East Monroe Building
55 East Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Basic Information
Designed by Alfred Shaw and Associates
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 50
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • Rentable floor space: 1,600,000 square feet
  • January 2, 2006: Crain's Chicago Business reported that the owners of this building plan to convert the top 14 floors of offices into condominiums.
  • Summer, 2007: Work began to convert the top 15 floors of this building to condominiums called The Park Monroe. Balconies were added, and the residential portion of the building got different cladding than the office portion.