Water Tower Place

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Height: To Tip
261.9 m / 859 ft
Height: Architectural
261.9 m / 859 ft
Water Tower Place Outline
Floors Above Ground
Tower GFA
287,997 m² / 3,099,974 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Water Tower Place
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 845 North Michigan Avenue
Postal Code 60611
Building Function residential / hotel / retail
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 1972
Completion 1976
Official Website Water Tower Place
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #364 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #55 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #49 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #11 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Developer JMB Realty Corporation
Design Loebl Schlossman Dart & Hackl
Architect of Record C.F. Murphy Associates
Structural Engineer
Design C.F. Murphy Associates
Main Contractor Inland Robbins Construction
Material Supplier
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company

CTBUH Initiatives

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

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