Chicago Architecture Info

Three First National Plaza

70 West Madison Street, Chicago

Facts

Address 70 West Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602
Neighborhood The Loop
Built 1981
Architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Type
  • Retail
  • Skyscraper
Height 775 feet
Floors 57
Floor space 1,400,000 square feet

Notes

  • This building was intentionally built shorter than the neighboring JPMorgan Chase Tower to preserve the views from the boardrooms at the top of that building. At the time that this building was erected, they were both part of the First National Bank of Chicago.

Timeline

2005 This building was bought by an investment group led by Hines REIT for $245,300,000.
October, 2012 This building was bought by an investment group lead by the Korean Teachers' Credit Union for $369,000,000.