Chicago Architecture Info

168 North Michigan

Formerly known as Atlantic Bank Building
Federal Life Building
168 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Basic Information
Designed by Marshall & Fox
Type skyscraper
Floors: 12
Neighborhood: The Loop
Bounding Streets:
North Michigan Avenue
North Garland Court
East Lake Street
East Randolph Street
More Information
  • Floor space: 70,400 square feet
  • This building was built to 12 stories, but designed to eventually be expanded to 16 stories.
  • When it opened, the Federal Life Insurance Company occupied the top ten floors. The bottom two floors were rented out.
  • The east and west facades are clad in white terra cotta. The interior was originally finished in mahogany.