Three First National Plaza

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Height: Occupied
225.4 m / 740 ft
Height: To Tip
233.7 m / 767 ft
Height: Architectural
233.7 m / 767 ft
Three First National Plaza Outline
Floors Above Ground
Tower GFA
156,912 m² / 1,688,987 ft²


Official Name Three First National Plaza
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 70 West Madison Street
Postal Code 60602
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Concrete Encased Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Completion 1981
Official Website 70 West Madison
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #114 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #98 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #19 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Owner Hearn Company
Developer Gerald D Hines Interests
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Main Contractor Turner Construction Company
Material Supplier
• Fire Proofing Grace Construction Products

Research Papers

Financial Aspects That Drive Design Innovations for Tall Buildings
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York

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