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Height: Architectural 198.6 m / 652 ft
Height: Occupied 182.7 m / 600 ft
Height: To Tip 198.6 m / 652 ft
Floors Above Ground 50
Floors Below Ground 2
Tower GFA 156,076 m² / 1,679,988 ft²


Official Name UBS Tower
Other Names One North Wacker
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 1 North Wacker Drive
Postal Code 60606
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Energy Label LEED Silver
Construction Start 1999
Completion 2001
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Regional Ranking #249 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #32 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Developer The John Buck Company
Design Lohan Associates
Structural Engineer
• (not specified) Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer
• (not specified) Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
Main Contractor American Landmark Properties, Ltd.

CTBUH Initiatives

Chicago Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015 – Tour Report


How Tall Buildings Meet the Ground is as Important as How They Meet the Sky
20 Sep 2012 – James Goettsch, President, Goettsch Partners

Research Papers

How Tall Buildings Meet the Ground is as Important as How They Meet the Sky
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai

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