111 South Wacker

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Height: Architectural 207.6 m / 681 ft
Height: Occupied 203.8 m / 669 ft
Height: To Tip 207.6 m / 681 ft
Floors Above Ground 51
Floors Below Ground 2
# of Elevators 8
Tower GFA 135,359 m² / 1,456,992 ft²


Official Name 111 South Wacker
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 111 South Wacker Drive
Postal Code 60606
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Energy Label LEED Gold
Construction Start 2003
Completion 2005
Official Website 111 South Wacker
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Regional Ranking #225 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #28 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Developer The John Buck Company
Design Goettsch Partners
Structural Engineer
Design Magnusson Klemencic Associates
MEP Engineer
Design Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
Main Contractor Bovis Lend Lease
Material Supplier
• Fire Proofing Grace Construction Products
• Steel Arcelor


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

Architecture and Engineering as One
Oct 2011 – Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

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

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

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