The Post Office

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Height: Architectural 65.5 m / 215 ft
Height: To Tip 65.5 m / 215 ft
Floors Above Ground 14
Tower GFA 232,258 m² / 2,500,004 ft²


Official Name The Post Office
Other Names Old Chicago Main Post Office, U.S. Post Office
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 433 West Van Buren Street
Postal Code 60607
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Completion 1932
Retrofit Start 2016
Retrofit End 2020

Original Companies Involved

• Current 601 W Companies
Design Graham, Anderson, Probst & White
Structural Engineer
Design Magnus Gundersen

Retrofit Companies Involved

Developer 601 W Companies
Design Gensler
Structural Engineer
Design WSP
MEP Engineer
Design McGuire Engineers
Main Contractor Bear Construction
Other Consultant
• Civil V3 Companies
Façade Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc
• Fire McGuire Engineers
• Landscape Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects; Site Design Group
• Lighting CD+M Lighting Design Group, LLC
• Property Management JLL

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