Chicago Architecture Info

Astor Tower

Formerly known as The Astor Tower Hotel
1300 North Astor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610
Basic Information
Designed by Bertrand Goldberg
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 29
Neighborhood: Gold Coast
More Information
  • Residences: 92
  • Because there are no more than four residences per floor, every unit is a corner unit.
  • 1963: A replica of the famous restaurant Maxim's de Pairs opened in this building.
  • 1982 Maxim's de Paris Chicago closed.
  • 2000: The Maxim's de Paris Chicago space was bequeathed to the city by Nancy Goldberg, the wife of the architect who designed this building. It later renamed Maxim's: The Nancy Goldberg International Center, and used by the city for city events and rented out to the public..