Chicago Architecture Info
300 North LaSalle
Also known as
Kirkland & Ellis Tower
Address
300 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Construction as of May, 2008<br>Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Construction as of September, 2007<br>Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
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Construction as of September, 2007<br>Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Click here to purchase prints or download images of 300 North LaSalle
Construction as of September, 2007<br>Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Click here to purchase prints or download images of 300 North LaSalle
Basic Information
Designed by Pickard Chilton Architects
Cost $230,000,000
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 57
Maximum height 775 feet/233 meters
Neighborhood: Near North Side
More Information
  • Height to roof: 775 feet
  • Height to building top: 810 feet
  • Floor space: 1,300,000 square feet.
  • Caissons: 34
  • Passenger elevators: 26
  • Freight elevators: 2
  • Design architect: Pickard Chilton<br>
  • Architect of record: Kendall/Heaton Associates<br>
  • Developer: Hines<br>
  • This building will draw water from the Chicago River for use in its cooling system. This saves electricity, and five million gallons of drinking water annually.<br>
  • This building will also use collected rain water in its HVAC system.<br>
  • The designers of this building had to work its support system around a disused freight tunnel, the pilings of an 1800's-era warehouse, and the concrete supports of a 1950's parking garage.
  • June, 2006: Construction begins.
  • July, 2009: Construction end.
  • July, 2010: This building was bought by KBS Realty Advisors for $650 million.
  • April, 2013: This building was certified LEED Platinum.