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Height: To Tip
55 m / 180 ft
Height: Architectural
55 m / 180 ft
 
Home Insurance Building Outline
Floors Above Ground
12

Facts

Official Name Home Insurance Building
Structure Type Building
Status Demolished
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 135 South LaSalle Street
Postal Code 60604
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Completion 1890
Demolished 1931

Companies Involved

Architect
Design William LeBaron Jenney

CTBUH Initiatives

Height: The History of Measuring Tall Buildings
Dec 2009 – CTBUH News

Videos

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?
16 Mar 2017 – Antony Wood, CTBUH; Richard Tomasetti, Thornton Tomasetti; Ian Smith, thyssenkrupp, Gordan Gill, Adrain Smill + Gordon Gill Architecture

Research Papers

Designing the High-Rise Building from the Inside/Out
Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1

Dynamic Interrelationship between the Evolution of the Structural Systems and Façade Design in Tall Buildings
Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1

The Origin of the Skyscraper
Feb 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I

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Papers Related to Home Insurance Building

Designing the High-Rise Building from the Inside/Out
Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1; Timothy Johnson & Jonathan Ward, NBBJ
For over 100 years, the tall building has largely advanced in technological innovation; however very little has been done in the terms of understanding the changing…
Dynamic Interrelationship between the Evolution of the Structural Systems and Façade Design in Tall Buildings
Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1; Kyoung Sun Moon, Yale University School of Architecture
The emergence of tall buildings in the late 19th century was possible by using new materials and separating the role of structures and that of non-structural walls from…
The Origin of the Skyscraper
Feb 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; Gerard Peet, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
The modern skyscraper is generally considered to be an American invention. Chicago and New York claim they once hosted the world's first skyscraper and many American…
The Tallest Buildings in the World: Past, Present & Future
Jun 2008 – CTBUH Journal, 2008 Issue II; CTBUH Research
Over time, the average height of the 100 tallest buildings in the world has been steadily increasing. However, by 2010, this average height will have jumped to 349…
BUILDING SYSTEMS AND CONCEPTS - Structural Innovation
Feb 2001 – CTBUH 2001 6th World Congress, Melbourne; William F. Baker, SOM
Mankind had always lived close to the ground. During the thousands of years that preceded the birth of the skyscraper, life was limited by a reality of stairs and ladders…

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