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181 West Madison

181 West Madison Street
Chicago IL United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1988
  Finished1990
Floor Count50
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - postmodern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - granite

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof680 ft

Description
• Architect: Shaw & Associates.

• Others: ABN AMRO Bank N.V., MB Real Estate, Brandston Partnership Inc., Cohen-Barreto-Marchertas, Thornton Tomasetti Inc., Curtain Wall Design and Consulting Inc., Material Service Corporation, Northern Trust Corporation, Schal Associates Inc., Bovis Lend Lease LMB Inc., Smith Barney, STS, The Beitler Company, Beitler Real Estate Corporation, TMW Real Estate Group, Tractel Ltd. North Central, UBS PaineWebber Inc.
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• Night Illumination is given at Crown and Corners and in Holidays is different, for example in Christmas it is colored green & red.

• Its lobby have some sculptures of Frank Stella.

• It was completed few months early with less budget.

• In the Ufizzi Gallery at Florence was made the five-story entrance canopy.

• In 1991, it won the Best Structure Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois.

• Another building crossing the street has similar design made by same team of architects.

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