Chicago Architecture Info
Former CBS Building
Formerly known as The Chicago Arena
The Chicago Riding Club
Address
630 North McClurg Court
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Basic Information
Designed by Rebori, Wentworth, Dewey & McCormick
Type Office Building
Floors: 2
Neighborhood: Near North Side
More Information
  • 1922: This building opened as the Chicago Riding Club.
  • 1954: CBS purchaseed the building for use as television and radio studios.
  • 1960: The first televised presidential debate was held here.
  • 2006: WBBM Radio moved out of this location to a temporary location in Prudential Plaza until its new studios at 22 West Washington Street were completed.
  • 2008: The WBBM Television studios moved to 22 West Washington Street.
  • August 2, 2008: As part of the move of its television studios from this location to The Loop many pieces of the old studio were auctioned off to the public.
  • 2009: This building was demolished.