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Height: Occupied
231 m / 758 ft
 
Height: To Tip
249.3 m / 818 ft
Height: Architectural
249.3 m / 818 ft
 
The Legacy at Millennium Park Outline
Floors Above Ground
73
Floors Below Ground
1
# of Elevators
7
Tower GFA
99,649 m² / 1,072,613 ft²
# of Apartments
356
# of Parking Spaces
453

Facts

Official Name The Legacy at Millennium Park
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 21-39 South Wabash Avenue
Postal Code 60603
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2004
Construction Start 2007
Completion 2010
Official Website The Legacy at Millennium Park
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Global Ranking #406 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #62 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #55 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #14 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Developer Mesa Development Company; Monroe/Wabash Development, LLC
Architect
Design Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Architect of Record McGuire Igleski
Structural Engineer
Design CS Associates, Inc.
MEP Engineer
• (not specified) WMA Consulting Engineers
Main Contractor Walsh Construction
Material Supplier
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation

About The Legacy at Millennium Park

The Legacy at Millennium Park is a residential tower that rises from the heart of Chicago’s Loop while seamlessly interacting at street level with the fabric of its landmark neighborhood. The tower maximizes its urban site, incorporating 356 residences and associated amenities with academic space for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), expanded athletic facilities for the century-old University Club, retail, and residential parking.

The building site is within the Jeweler’s Row Historic District, surrounded by landmark buildings. The development restored the façades of three vacant six-story buildings on the site, and incorporates them into the base of the tower. The Legacy lobby is within the SAIC building and the parking entrance is through the façades on Wabash. The project effectively and thoroughly integrates itself into its existing ground plane context. Building setbacks above the façades allow the Legacy to fit with its small-scaled neighbors. A portion of the tower cantilevers over a private alley on the east side to accent the slender profile of the building from the park and augment the lakefront views to the north and south.

CTBUH Initiatives

Study on Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Location
Feb 2014 – CTBUH Research

CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Legacy Tour
21 Oct 2009 – Tour Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to The Legacy at Millennium Park

Study on Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Location
Feb 2014, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH is conducting a research study aimed at understanding the contributing factors of “sustainability” in both urban and suburban contexts.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a building first surpassed the…
Legacy Tour
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
Attendees of the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference toured The Legacy at Millennium Park, one of the newest addition to the downtown loop area residential stock.
CTBUH Chicago Helicopter Tour
5 Jul 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH members toured many of the extensive Chicago skyscrapers as part of the Chicago Skyscrapers Summer Tour Program.
CTBUH Summer Tall Tours Underway – Legacy at Millennium Park
22 May 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
The first of three CTBUH construction tours held in Chicago during the summer of 2009 was attended by 30 people, at the Legacy.

Videos

Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Sustainability
17 Oct 2016 – Antony Wood, CTBUH

CTBUH Research Project: The Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Locations – Initial Report
17 Sep 2014 – Peng Du, CTBUH / IIT & Antony Wood, CTBUH / IIT / Tongji University

Research Papers

Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability
Jun 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 2

Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

CTBUH Research Project: The Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Locations – Initial Report
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings

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Papers Related to The Legacy at Millennium Park

Papers Related to The Legacy at Millennium Park

Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability
Jun 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 2; Antony Wood & Peng Du, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
This paper presents the initial findings of a ground-breaking two-year CTBUH-funded research project investigating the real environmental and social sustainability of…
Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Antony Wood & Peng Du, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
This paper presents the initial findings of a ground-breaking two-year CTBUH-funded research project investigating the real environmental and social sustainability of…
CTBUH Research Project: The Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Locations – Initial Report
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Peng Du & Antony Wood, CTBUH
It is widely accepted that the concentration of people in denser cities – sharing space, infrastructure, and facilities – offers much greater energy efficiency than the…
The High Life: Residential Towers in Central Business Districts
May 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II; Peter Noone, Gary Klompmaker & Crista Sumanik, Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)
These buildings serve growing segments of the population who desire amenity-rich lifestyles and safe urban homes. They serve cities that desire significant real estate…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; CTBUH Research
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a…

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