55 East Monroe

This project is a renovation and replaced Mid Continental Plaza

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Height: Architectural 177.6 m / 583 ft
Height: Occupied 168.1 m / 552 ft
Height: To Tip 177.6 m / 583 ft
Floors Above Ground 49
Floors Below Ground 2
Tower GFA 157,529 m² / 1,695,628 ft²
# of Apartments 491
# of Parking Spaces 820


Official Name 55 East Monroe
Other Names The Park Monroe
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 55-65 East Monroe Street
Postal Code 60603
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Completion 2013
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Regional Ranking #462 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #62 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Developer GlenStar Properties
Design Goettsch Partners; Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Structural Engineer
Design Klein and Hoffman, Inc.; William Schmidt & Associates
MEP Engineer
Design WMA Consulting Engineers
Main Contractor Crane Construction Company Inc.; Linn-Mathes, Inc.

Other Building Facts

During the building renovation, the uppermost 10 floors were converted from office to residential use. The project included recladding of the building exterior for these uppermost floors.

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