The Illinois

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Height: Architectural 1609.4 m / 5,280 ft
Height: To Tip 1739.2 m / 5,706 ft
Floors Above Ground 528
# of Elevators 76
Tower GFA 1,715,000 m² / 18,460,106 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 15,000


Official Name The Illinois
Other Names Illinois Mile High Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Vision
Country United States
City Chicago
Building Function residential / hotel / office / government
Structural Material steel
Proposed 1956

Companies Involved

Design Frank Lloyd Wright


CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Panel,"Tall Buildings and Context: How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"
18 Oct 2016 – Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith, thyssenkrup

Research Papers

Debating Tall: A Supertall Future in the US?
27 Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I

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