1983 – One Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP



Located at the inside corner of the Gold Coast streetwall where Lake Shore Drive turns east and the “Magnificent Mile” (Michigan Avenue’s glamorous shopping and hotel district) begins. The structure consists of 4 bundled tubes, similar to the Sears Tower except that these are hexagonal instead of square. The tube heights reach 5, 21, 49 and 57 floors. Each of the tubes has a sloping roof. Penthouse units feature greenhouses and outdoor terraces.

Latest News

October 14, 2016: Irish Architectural Archive’s new publication ‘House and Home’
October 12, 2016: Desmond Guinness Scholarship 2016 open for applications
October 5, 2016: Newbridge House Study Day

Email Newsletter

Signup to receive email updates of new additions to Archiseek.com