Chicago Architecture Info

Wacker Tower

Formerly known as The Chicago Motor Club Building
68 East Wacker Place
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Basic Information
Designed by Holabird & Root
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 17
Maximum height 237 feet/71 meters
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • This building formerly used the address 68 East South Water Street.
  • The mural in the lobby showing America's main routes in the 1920's was done by John Warner Norton. The mural is oil paint on canvas and measures 29 feet wide and 19 feet tall.
  • 2011: The Chicago architecture firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz designed a 16-story addition to this building which was going to be part of a project to turn the property into a hotel.