Chicago Architecture Info

111 South Wacker

111 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Basic Information
Designed by Lohan Caprile Goettsch Architects
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 53
Maximum height 681 feet/204 meters
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • Floor space: 1,457,000 square feet
  • Office floor space: 1,149,000 square feet
  • Parking spaces: 489
  • Developer: The John Buck Company
  • The shell-like illuminated ribbed curve that forms the roof of the lobby is actually the underside of the building's parking garage ramp.
  • The lobby is 44 feet tall
  • The office floors have up to 60 feet of clear space from the building core to the windows.
  • The distance between exterior columns on the office levels is up to 40 feet
  • The distance between exterior columns at the lobby level is 80 feet, as diagonal columns on the floors above transfer the weight of the building into half as many columns.
  • The architecture firm behind this building lists it as 53 stories. However, building diagrams show it as 49 stories. The developer may be counting the 44-foot high lobby as five floors.