Chicago Architecture Info

39 South LaSalle

Formerly known as The New York Life Building
Address
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.