Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse

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Height: Architectural 116.7 m / 383 ft
Height: To Tip 116.7 m / 383 ft
Floors Above Ground 30
Tower GFA 111,348 m² / 1,198,540 ft²


Official Name Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse
Name of Complex Chicago Federal Center
Other Names Dirksen Federal Building
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 219 South Dearborn Street
Postal Code 60604
Building Function office / government
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1959
Completion 1964

Companies Involved

Design Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Architect of Record A. Epstein and Sons International; C.F. Murphy Associates

CTBUH Initiatives

BCO Members Tour IIT Campus
22 May 2015 – Tour Report

Seven Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tour
29 Jan 2015 – Tour Report

CCHRB Addresses Question: “Refurbish, Repurpose or Replace?”
12 Jun 2014 – Event Report

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