35 East Wacker

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35 East Wacker
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35 East Wacker is located in Chicago metropolitan area
35 East Wacker
Location within Chicago metropolitan area
35 East Wacker is located in Illinois
35 East Wacker
35 East Wacker (Illinois)
35 East Wacker is located in the United States
35 East Wacker
35 East Wacker (the United States)
Former namesPure Oil Building
North American Life Building
Jewelers Building
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Location35 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates41°53′11″N 87°37′36″W / 41.8865°N 87.6268°W / 41.8865; -87.6268Coordinates: 41°53′11″N 87°37′36″W / 41.8865°N 87.6268°W / 41.8865; -87.6268
Construction started1925
Roof159.41 m (523.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count40
Design and construction
ArchitectJoachim G. Giaver
Frederick P. Dinkelberg
Main contractorStarrett-Dilks Company
North American Life Insurance Building
Architectural styleNeoclassical
Part ofMichigan–Wacker Historic District (ID78001124)
Designated CP1978

35 East Wacker, also known as the Jewelers' Building,[4] is a 40-story 159 m (522 ft) historic building in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is located at the intersections of Wabash Avenue, and facing the Chicago River. It was built from 1925 to 1927. It was co-designed by Joachim G. Giaver and Frederick P. Dinkelberg.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 35 East Wacker at Emporis
  2. 35 East Wacker at SkyscraperPage
  3. 35 East Wacker in the Structurae database
  4. "The Jewelers' Building" on the 35 East Wacker Drive website. Accessed: 2011-01-30
  5. Commission on Chicago Landmarks Chicago Landmarks (2008) p.16

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