CTBUH Silver Member

Solomon Cordwell Buenz - SCB

About

Member Since: 2001

Member Offices: Chicago

Website: http://www.scb.com/

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) is an architecture, interior design, and planning firm with a thoughtful design vision and a dynamic national imprint. Since 1931, SCB has made a lasting visual impact on skylines, campuses, and neighborhoods nationwide. From offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, we offer our expertise to clients across the country, helping them achieve their goals, serve their constituents, and create unique built environments.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Historical Preservation; Interior Design; Urban Design

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

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

The Legacy at Millennium Park

249.3 m / 818 ft

2

340 on the Park

204.9 m / 672 ft

3

The Heritage at Millennium Park

192.4 m / 631 ft

4

Millennium Centre

185.9 m / 610 ft

5

Chicago Place

185.3 m / 608 ft

6

One Rincon Hill South Tower

184.4 m / 605 ft

7

The Laurel

182.6 m / 599 ft

8

The Fordham

174.8 m / 574 ft

9

Loews Chicago Hotel

173.4 m / 569 ft

10

Harbor Point

169 m / 554 ft

Associated companies

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Aon Center

Chicago

350 m

1,148 ft

2

The Legacy at Millennium Park

Chicago

249 m

818 ft

3

Mandarin Oriental Chicago

Chicago

248 m

814 ft

4

560 North Fairbanks

Chicago

240 m

787 ft

5

108 North State

Chicago

217 m

712 ft

6

340 on the Park

Chicago

205 m

672 ft

7

The Heritage at Millennium Park

Chicago

192 m

631 ft

8

Millennium Centre

Chicago

186 m

610 ft

9

Chicago Place

Chicago

185 m

608 ft

10

One Rincon Hill South Tower

San Francisco

184 m

605 ft

11

The Laurel

Philadelphia

183 m

599 ft

12

The Fordham

Chicago

175 m

574 ft

13

Loews Chicago Hotel

Chicago

173 m

569 ft

14

Harbor Point

Chicago

169 m

554 ft

15

Streeter Place

Chicago

169 m

554 ft

16

AMLI River North

Chicago

166 m

543 ft

17

One Rincon Hill North Tower

San Francisco

165 m

541 ft

18

30 Van Ness

San Francisco

165 m

540 ft

19

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences

Nashville

164 m

539 ft

20

Astra Tower 1

Phoenix

162 m

533 ft

21

Elysees Condominiums

Chicago

161 m

529 ft

22

601 West Monroe Phase 1

Chicago

161 m

527 ft

23

465 North Park

Chicago

160 m

525 ft

24

The Paragon Chicago

Chicago

159 m

523 ft

25

505

Nashville

159 m

522 ft

26

Hanover Republic Square

Austin

157 m

516 ft

27

630 N. McClurg Court North Tower

Chicago

157 m

515 ft

28

The Streeter

Chicago

157 m

514 ft

29

Hanover Brazos Street

Austin

156 m

513 ft

30

Park Tower Condominiums

Chicago

156 m

513 ft

31

215 West

Chicago

155 m

509 ft

32

414 Light Street

Baltimore

152 m

500 ft

33

The St. James

Philadelphia

152 m

498 ft

34

Parkview West

Chicago

152 m

498 ft

35

500 North Lake Shore Drive

Chicago

152 m

497 ft

36

50 East Chestnut Street

Chicago

151 m

495 ft

37

The Bristol

Chicago

149 m

488 ft

38

Town Tower

Oakland

148 m

487 ft

39

73 East Lake

Chicago

146 m

477 ft

40

Moment

Chicago

146 m

477 ft

41

The Murano

Philadelphia

145 m

475 ft

42

Plaza 440

Chicago

145 m

474 ft

43

1234 West Randolph Street

Chicago

143 m

470 ft

44

The Sterling

Chicago

142 m

466 ft

45

1520-1576 North Fremont Street

Chicago

142 m

465 ft

46

Tribune Tower

Chicago

141 m

463 ft

47

Hanover River Oaks

Houston

141 m

462 ft

48

Presidential Towers I

Chicago

141 m

461 ft

48

Presidential Towers II

Chicago

141 m

461 ft

48

Presidential Towers III

Chicago

141 m

461 ft

48

Presidential Towers IV

Chicago

141 m

461 ft

52

601 West Monroe Phase 2

Chicago

140 m

458 ft

53

Kingsbury Plaza

Chicago

139 m

456 ft

54

400 North LaSalle

Chicago

138 m

454 ft

55

The Fifth

Des Moines

138 m

452 ft

56

Hubbard Place

Chicago

137 m

449 ft

57

200 Squared

Chicago

137 m

449 ft

58

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago

136 m

447 ft

59

1001 South State Street

Chicago

134 m

440 ft

60

Marquee

Chicago

133 m

436 ft

61

McClurg Court Center A

Chicago

131 m

430 ft

61

McClurg Court Center B

Chicago

131 m

430 ft

63

1555 North Astor

Chicago

131 m

428 ft

64

1130 North State Street

Chicago

130 m

425 ft

65

Sky55

Chicago

129 m

425 ft

66

The Sinclair

Chicago

128 m

420 ft

67

'A'ali'i

Honolulu

127 m

418 ft

68

State and Chestnut

Chicago

125 m

410 ft

69

Atlas

Oakland

123 m

403 ft

70

One Oak

San Francisco

122 m

400 ft

71

100 Van Ness

San Francisco

122 m

400 ft

72

399 Fremont

San Francisco

122 m

400 ft

73

Anaha

Honolulu

122 m

400 ft

74

James House

Chicago

121 m

398 ft

75

1900 Broadway

Oakland

120 m

395 ft

76

520 Mateo Street

Los Angeles

119 m

390 ft

77

Wells Street Tower

Chicago

118 m

388 ft

78

7Seventy7

Milwaukee

118 m

387 ft

79

The Lumen

Cleveland

116 m

382 ft

80

Kilbourn Tower

Milwaukee

116 m

380 ft

81

Hanover Boulevard Place

Houston

114 m

375 ft

82

2800 North Lake Shore Drive

Chicago

113 m

372 ft

83

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

Chicago

112 m

369 ft

84

Hawthorne House

Chicago

112 m

367 ft

85

Left Bank at K Station

Chicago

111 m

366 ft

86

The Chicagoan

Chicago

110 m

362 ft

87

Edgewater Plaza North

Chicago

110 m

361 ft

88

Astra Tower 2

Phoenix

110 m

361 ft

89

Cassidy on Canal

Chicago

108 m

355 ft

90

903 Peachtree

Atlanta

108 m

354 ft

91

Central SOMA Tower

San Francisco

107 m

350 ft

92

210 N Street

Sacramento

107 m

350 ft

93

333 North Water Street

Milwaukee

106 m

347 ft

94

Edgewater Plaza South

Chicago

106 m

346 ft

95

8th and Cherry Street

Seattle

105 m

345 ft

96

Hanover Post Oak

Houston

101 m

330 ft

97

Country Club Tower East

Denver

100 m

328 ft

97

Country Club Tower West

Denver

100 m

328 ft

99

5000 Town Center

Southfield

100 m

328 ft

100

Hanover Montrose

Houston

99 m

326 ft

101

ARQ

Los Angeles

98 m

320 ft

102

Block One Building A

Oakland

97 m

319 ft

103

Prime Corporate Center

Warsaw

96 m

315 ft

104

Eastline Dallas

Dallas

95 m

312 ft

105

625 West Adams

Chicago

93 m

305 ft

106

Eleven40

Chicago

92 m

303 ft

107

4 East Elm Street

Chicago

92 m

300 ft

108

299 Fremont

San Francisco

91 m

300 ft

109

Block Two Building C

Oakland

91 m

300 ft

110

2008 West End Avenue

Nashville

91 m

299 ft

111

5252 South Cornell Avenue

Chicago

91 m

297 ft

112

1338 West Lake Street

Chicago

90 m

296 ft

113

1418 North Lake Shore Drive

Chicago

89 m

292 ft

114

525 Hawthorne

Chicago

87 m

285 ft

115

The Summit at University City

Philadelphia

85 m

279 ft

116

949 South Hope Street

Los Angeles

84 m

274 ft

117

Hollywood Towers North

Chicago

82 m

270 ft

117

Hollywood Towers South

Chicago

82 m

270 ft

119

50 East Bellevue

Chicago

82 m

269 ft

120

360 Residences

San Jose

82 m

269 ft

121

Aspire

Chicago

81 m

265 ft

122

Pearson on the Park

Chicago

80 m

262 ft

123

Vantage Med Center

Houston

79 m

260 ft

124

1410 North State Parkway

Chicago

78 m

256 ft

125

AMLI 900

Chicago

78 m

256 ft

126

605 Davis Street

Evanston

77 m

252 ft

127

Union Station Vertical Expansion

Chicago

72 m

235 ft

128

166 North Aberdeen

Chicago

71 m

234 ft

129

320 North Sangamon Street

Chicago

55 m

181 ft

130

Union Station

Chicago

49 m

162 ft

131

200-298 West 2nd Street

Los Angeles

- m

- ft

132

Clark & Divison Tower

Chicago

- m

- ft

133

171 West Van Buren

Chicago

- m

- ft

134

Bally’s Chicago

Chicago

- m

- ft

135

1899 McKinney

Dallas

- m

- ft

135

370 South West Temple

Salt Lake City

- m

- ft

137

Portfolio

Milwaukee

- m

- ft

138

400 North Elizabeth Street

Chicago

- m

- ft

139

Telegraph Tower

Oakland

- m

- ft

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Solomon Cordwell Buenz

SCB Hosts IIT Students for Office Visit, Lurie Hospital Tour

23 February 2018

As part of the CTBUH-IIT Academic Courses, a group of IIT architecture students visited the Chicago office of SCB and toured Lurie Children's Hospital.

IIT Students Tour at SCB and Lurie Children's Hospital

07 February 2018

As part of the CTBUH-IIT Academic Courses, a group of IIT architecture students visited the SCB Chicago Office on February 7.

YPC Presents on Complex Chicago Mixed-Use Project

16 April 2014

The Young Professionals Committee of CTBUH facilitated a roundtable discussion on Chicago’s under-construction mixed-use development 455 North Park Drive, at Crown Hall, Illinois Instit

Legacy Tour

21 October 2009

Attendees of the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference toured The Legacy at Millennium Park, one of the newest addition to the downtown loop area residential stock.

CTBUH Summer Tall Tours Underway – Legacy at Millennium Park

22 May 2009

The first of three CTBUH construction tours held in Chicago during the summer of 2009 was attended by 30 people, at the Legacy.

2009 Mock Firms Competition

08 May 2009

CTBUH staff Antony Wood, Jan Klerks and Philip Oldfield were involved in the reviews of the "Mock Firms National Skyscraper Challenge" organized by Chicago Architecture Today.