Olympia Centre

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Height: Occupied
214.8 m / 705 ft
Height: To Tip
222.9 m / 731 ft
Height: Architectural
222.9 m / 731 ft
Olympia Centre Outline
Floors Above Ground
Tower GFA
131,921 m² / 1,419,986 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Olympia Centre
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 161 East Chicago Avenue
Postal Code 60611
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 1981
Completion 1986
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Regional Ranking #161 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #23 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Developer Olympia & York
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
MEP Engineer
Design Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Other Consultant
• Property Management CBRE

CTBUH Initiatives

EMI Lead Chicago Tall-Building Study Trip
25-29 May 2015 – Tour Report


Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award: 40 Years of Designing the Supertall
3 Nov 2011 – Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

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