35 East Wacker

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35 East Wacker
Former names Pure Oil Building
North American Life Building
Jewelers Building
General information
Type Commercial offices
Location 35 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°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 started 1925
Completed 1927
Roof 159.41 m (523.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 40
Design and construction
Main contractor Starrett-Dilks Company
Architect Joachim G. Giaver
Frederick P. Dinkelberg
North American Life Insurance Building
Architectural style: Art Deco
Governing body: Private
Part of: Michigan–Wacker Historic District (#78001124)
Designated CP: 1978

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

Other websites[change | change source]

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