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Height: Architectural 172.2 m / 565 ft
Height: Occupied 135.3 m / 444 ft
Height: To Tip 172.2 m / 565 ft
Floors Above Ground 37
# of Elevators 13
# of Apartments 102

Facts

Official Name Palmolive Building
Other Names Playboy Building, 919 North Michigan
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 919 North Michigan Avenue
Postal Code 60611
Original Function office
Current Function residential
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1927
Completion 1929
Retrofit End 2001
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Regional Ranking #498 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #69 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Architect
Design Holabird & Root
Structural Engineer
Design Verne O. McClurg

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