Chicago Architecture Info

39 South LaSalle

Formerly known as The New York Life Building
39 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Basic Information
Designed by William Le Baron Jenney
Cost $800,000
Type Office Building
Floors: 14
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • This building was originally 12 stores tall, but over the years two additional floors were added.
  • 1898: A 13-story addition is built onto the east side of the original building.
  • 1898: A 13th floor was added to the original 12-story building.
  • 1903: A 14th floor was added to the building.
  • July 26, 2006: This building was named a Chicago landmark.