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

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2001

Member Offices

  • Chicago

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

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

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

03 March 2008

A Tale of Two Cities: Collaborative Innovations for Sustainable Towers

John Lahey, Solomon Cordwell Buenz and Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates presented two of their collaborative projects at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai....

Research

01 May 2011

The High Life: Residential Towers in Central Business Districts

These buildings serve growing segments of the population who desire amenity-rich lifestyles and safe urban homes. They serve cities that desire significant real estate tax...

Global News

21 January 2021

Iconic Chicago Building Getting Massive Plaza Renovation

The owner of one of Chicago’s biggest office towers is investing US$6.5 million to demolish and redesign its half-acre (0.2-hectare) plaza in anticipation of greater...

Associated companies

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

22 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (84%), 81 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (91%), 82 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 96 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 90 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 96 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.