Chicago Architecture Info
Six North Michigan Avenue
Formerly known as The Tower Building
Montgomery Ward Headquarters
6 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Basic Information
Designed by Schmidt, Garden, and Martin
Cost 1899
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 22
Maximum height 282 feet/85 meters
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • At the time of its completion, this was the tallest building in Chicago.
  • The building once was topped with a ten story tower, a pyramid, a temple, and an 18-foot-tall weather vane.
  • This building once had a public observation deck, which has long since been not only closed, but demolished.