Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Click an image to view larger version.


Height: Architectural 209 m / 686 ft
Height: Occupied 190.5 m / 625 ft
Height: To Tip 209 m / 686 ft
Floors Above Ground 60
Floors Below Ground 4
# of Elevators 8
Tower GFA 62,672 m² / 674,596 ft²
# of Apartments 51
# of Hotel Rooms 188
# of Parking Spaces 121


Official Name Waldorf Astoria Chicago
Other Names Elysian
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 11 East Walton Street
Postal Code 60611
Building Function residential / hotel
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2002
Construction Start 2006
Completion 2009
Official Website Waldorf Astoria Chicago
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #214 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #26 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Owner First Elysian Properties, LLC
Developer Elysian Development Group - Chicago, LLC
Design Lucien Lagrange Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Halvorson and Partners
MEP Engineer
• (not specified) Advance Mechanical; Gurtz Electric Company
Main Contractor James McHugh Construction Co.
Other Consultant
• Lighting Gurtz Electric Company
• Wind Halvorson and Partners
Material Supplier
• Cladding Kawneer Company

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Study Examines Tallest Buildings with Dampers
22 Aug 2018 – CTBUH Research

EMI Lead Chicago Tall-Building Study Trip
25-29 May 2015 – Tour Report

To submit more information or donate images for this project, please use our submission portal.