Chicago Building Developments

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Chicago Building Developments

Key Contemporary Architectural Designs in Illinois, United States of America

Building Developments in Chicago

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Chicago Building Developments. Buildings are mostly located in the city centre. We aim to include Chicago buildings / architectural projects that are interesting and of good quality.

We have 4 pages of Chicago Architecture selections with links to hundreds of individual project pages.

Chicago Buildings : news + key projects

Chicago Architecture : A-E

Chicago Building Designs : F-J

Chicago Building Developments : K-Z (this page)

Chicago Building Developments

Key Chicago Architecture Developments, alphabetical:

Michael Reese Hospital Buildings
Walter Gropius
Walter Gropius Building Chicago
photo © Grahm M. Balkany / Gropius in Chicago

Michael Reese Hospital
Millennium Park Pavilions Designs
Zaha Hadid + Ben van Berkel
Millennium Park Pavilion Chicago
picture from architect

Millennium Park Pavilions : Designs
Museum of Bond Vehicles and Espionage
Gensler
Bond Museum Momence
picture from architect

Bond Museum
Pfanner House
Zoka Zola Architecture + Urban Design
Pfanner House
photograph : Roland Halbe ; Doug Fogelson / DRF

Pfanner House
Poetry Foundation, 61 West Superior Street
John Ronan Architects
Poetry Foundation Chicago
photo : Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing

Poetry Foundation
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, Architects
Logan Center for the Arts Chicago
photograph : Tom Rossiter

Logan Center for the Arts Chicago
Sears Tower modernization + hotel
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Sears Tower Chicago
image © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Sears Tower modernization
SOS Children’s Villages building
Studio Gang Architects
Chicago community center
image : Hedrich Blessing

Chicago community center building
Spertus Insitute Jewish Studies
Krueck & Sexton
Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies Chicago
photograph : Bill Zbaren

Spertus Insitute Jewish Studies
Union Station
Architecture Competition Entry : Graft
Union Station Chicago
picture from architect

Union Station Chicago
WIU Performing Arts Center, Macomb
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
WIU Performing Arts Center
picture from architect

WIU Performing Arts Center

Chicago Building Designs – No Images

Major Chicago Architecture Projects, K-Z, alphabetical:

Marina City Buildings – aka Corncob towers, iconic Chicago architecture
1967
Bertrand Goldberg, Architect

McCormick Tribune Campus Center – IIT Building
2003
Rem Koolhaas Architects / Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Robie House
1906
Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect

Key Chicago Architecture Projects, K-Z, alphabetical:

Marina City – ‘Corncob towers’, 300 N. State St
1967
Bertrand Goldberg
Mixed-use development

McCormick Tribune Campus Center – IIT, 3201 South State St
2003
Rem Koolhaas Architects / OMA

McCormick Place West – Expansion
2007
Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates
$882m

Millennium Park Music Pavilion and Great Lawn: see Jay Pritzker Pavilion link above

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 East Chicago Avenue
1996
Josef Paul Kleiheus

Northwestern University – Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music
2008-
Goettsch Partners, Inc.
Northwestern University building

Office Tower, Chicago
1997
Goettsch Partners
446ft high

Prentice Women’s Hospital
1974
Bertrand Goldberg Associates

The Reva and David Logan Center for Creative and Performing Arts
2007-11
Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects
International Architecture Competition winners
Shortlist: Hans Hollein; Fumihiko Maki and Associates; Morphosis; Studio Daniel Libeskind; Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects
Approx. cost: $100m
For University of Chicago

Richard J. Daley Center
1965
C. F. Murphy Associates with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill – SOM + Loebl, Schlossman & Bennett

Robie House, 5757 Woodlawn Avenue
1906
Frank Lloyd Wright
For bicycle / motorcycle manufacturer Frederick C. Robie
The University of Chicago have owned the Robie House since 1963

Sears Tower, Wacker Drive
1973
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Sears Tower

Sixteen at Trump Hotel
2008
Ivanka Trump with Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Soldier Field football stadium

Wood + Zapata with Lohan Caprile Goettsch Associates

The Sporting Club at Illinois Center
1987-90
Kisho Kurokawa

The Trump International Hotel and Tower, downtown Chicago
Adrian Smith, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Trump International Hotel Tower
92 storeys: 2nd tallest skyscraper in USA

University of Chicago Hospitals – New Pavilion
2010
Rafael Vinoly Architects
University of Chicago building
image from Rafael Viñoly Architects 220107

1,080,000 sqft

Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Condominium Tower – proposal

Destefano and Partners
335m high, 100 storeys – proposed

Zero-energy tower – proposal
2007-
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

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Unseen Current installation
Ball-Nogues Studio
Unseen Current
photograph : Michelle Litvin

Unseen Current

Michigan Building : Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects

Illinois Buildings

Farnsworth House

Hans Hollein – Education: Illinois Institute of Technology, USA: 1959

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