Chicago Architecture Info

Chicago Place

Formerly known as 700 North Michigan Building
700 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Basic Information
Designed by SOM and SCB
Cost $160,000,000
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 49
Maximum height 608 feet/182 meters
Neighborhood: Near North Side
More Information
  • At the time of its completion, this building had 203 residences.
  • Developer: Sudler Marling
  • Developer: BCED-Illinois Resources
  • Retail podium architecture firm: Skidmore, Owings & Merril
  • Residential tower architecture firm: Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates
  • This building was originally planned with 272 residences, but as construction continued, the market changed and units were combined.
  • February, 2009: Plans were announced to turn the mall portion of this building into offices with retail at the bottom.