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Trump International Hotel and Tower – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Building: Trump International Hotel & Tower
Location: 401 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Completion: 2009
Architect: Adrian Smith – Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Structural  and Civil Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Mechanical Engineer: WMA Consulting Engineers, Ltd
Construction Manager: Bovis Lend Lease

AE Interests: Includes three setbacks to acknowledge surrounding skyline. Building has a concrete core with several outriggers. The outriggers connect its central core with an exterior ring of structural columns. Stainless steel, curtain-wall façade. Cassion foundation. Chicago’s second tallest building at 1,388.45 ft. with 98 floors above ground and 2 floors below ground.

 

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Written by Isaac Nimick

September 2, 2015 at 2:45 pm

Posted in Built

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