Chicago Architecture Info

BMO Tower

310 South Canal Street, Chicago

Facts

Formerly Union Station Tower
Addresses
Neighborhood West Loop
Built 2019 - 2022
Developers
  • Riverside Investment and Development
  • Convexity Properties
Architecture firm Goettsch Partners
Type
  • Office
  • Retail
  • Skyscraper
Height
  • Maximum height: 715 feet, nine inches
  • Roof height: 700 feet, three inches
Length 289 feet, seven inches
Floors
  • Highest floor: 52
  • Highest occupied floor: 49
Setbacks
  • 17th floor (228 feet, eight inches above street level)
  • 33rd floor (444 feet above street level)
  • 49th floor (657 feet above street level)
Size 1,500,000 square feet of rentable space.
Site area 92,224 square feet
Public outdoor space 60,700 square feet (31,689 square feet is vegetation)
Loading docks Four, accessed from South Canal Street, with an interior turntable to spin the trucks into position.
Automobile parking 323 spaces
Bicycle parking 100 spaces

Notes

  • This project includes a 1.5 acre park. Though the park is private property, it is required to be open to the public from 6am until 11pm every day, and have signs at every entrance indicating such.
  • This was previously the location of an Amtrak parking garage. Those parking spaces were replaced by two levels of below-grade parking in this building.
  • The southeast corner of this property was formerly part of South Canal Street.
  • The angled support columns are five stories tall.
  • There are green roofs on the 50th and 52nd floors.

Timeline

December 2019 A groundbreaking ceremony was held for this building.