Chicago Architecture Info

353 North Clark

353 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Basic Information
Designed by Lohan Anderson
Cost $440,000,000
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 45
Maximum height 624 feet/187 meters
Maximum depth feet/0 meters
Neighborhood: River North
More Information
  • Official stories: 45
  • Missing levels: 2, 13
  • Additional levels: 46th floor mechanical penthouse
  • Lobby height: 32 feet
  • Passenger elevators: 24
  • Freight elevators: 2
  • Green roofs: 2
  • Floor space: 1,200,000
  • Parking spaces: 220
  • Architect: Dirk Lohan
  • Design architect: Lohan Anderson
  • Architect of Record: A. Epstein & Sons
  • Structural engineer: A. Epstein & Sons
  • General contractor: Bovis Lend Lease
  • Developer: Mesirow Financial Real Estate
  • The lobby is finished in blue and grey granite with accents in grey and white marble.
  • The ground floor has an auditorium, a cafeteria, and a fitness center.
  • Property bounded by North Clark Street, North Dearborn Street, West Kinzie Street, West Carroll Court (private) and Lower West Carroll Avenue (public).
  • There is a green roof on top of the auditorium as well as the mechanical penthouse.
  • November, 2006: Construction begins.
  • May, 2007: Crain's Chicago Business reports that Hines, the owner of two neighboring properties, is suing the developers of this building over the use of West Carroll Court which is a private road built for the Hines properties.
  • October 1, 2009: The first office tenants moved in.
  • December, 2009: Construction complete.
  • October, 2010: This building was sold to Tishman Speyer for $380 million.