Chicago

United States

Facts

Population

Source: Census 2020

2,747,231 (2020)

Area

590 km² • 228 mi²

Density

4,656.3 people per km²

12,059.8 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
11

Tallest City in

the World

#
2

Tallest City in

North America
#
2

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Willis Tower
442.1 m / 1,451  ft
2 Trump International Hotel & Tower
423.2 m / 1,389  ft
3 The St. Regis Chicago
362.9 m / 1,191  ft
4 875 North Michigan Avenue
343.7 m / 1,128  ft
5 The Franklin - North Tower
306.9 m / 1,007  ft
6 Two Prudential Plaza
303.3 m / 995  ft
7 One Chicago - 14 West Superior
295.8 m / 971  ft
8 311 South Wacker Drive
292.9 m / 961  ft
9 NEMA Chicago
273.1 m / 896  ft
10 900 North Michigan Avenue
265 m / 869  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Michael Palmer

CTBUH Advisory Group

Michael Palmer

Perkins & Will

CTBUH Chicago Chapter at BuiltX

17 January 2024

AIA Chicago | Book Talk and Tall Building Trivia

16 November 2023

Videos

27 May 2021

CTBUH Chicago + NYC FLC Presents The Jewel Changi Airport Presentation by Buro Happold

The new mixed-use complex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore delivers an exceptional experience for the 85 million passengers that pass through it every year....

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Research

22 December 2023

Remembering Charles H. Thornton, 2012 Fazlur Khan Lifetime Achievement Awardee

This edition of Talking Tall is an interview from the CTBUH archives. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat would like to remember Charles...

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Global News

21 February 2024

Chicago Investor Strikes Deal for 50-Story Office Tower in Chicago Loop

It has been reported that Fairpoint Development, a Chicago investor known for big real estate projects in emerging areas, has a deal to buy a...

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