333 South Wabash

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Height: Architectural 183.2 m / 601 ft
Height: To Tip 183.2 m / 601 ft
Floors Above Ground 44
# of Elevators 28
Tower GFA 120,773 m² / 1,299,990 ft²


Official Name 333 South Wabash
Name of Complex CNA Plaza
Other Names Big Red, Continental Center III, CNA Plaza
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 333 South Wabash Avenue
Postal Code 60604
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1970
Completion 1972
Retrofit Start 2018
Retrofit End 2020
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Regional Ranking #402 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #51 Tallest in Chicago

Original Companies Involved

• Current Deutsche Finance America; SHVO
• Past CNA Financial Corporation; The John Buck Company
Developer CNA Financial Corporation
Design Graham, Anderson, Probst & White

Retrofit Companies Involved

Owner/Developer The John Buck Company
Design HOK, Inc.
MEP Engineer
Design Environmental Systems Design, Inc.

CTBUH Initiatives

Building Tall Lecture Addresses Skyscraper Renovations
29 Nov 2018 – Event Report

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