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Exploring Chicago's Architectural Legacy Through 5 Exceptional Projects

Chicago has long been known for distinctive architecture, and this year’s inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial has only furthered that reputation. Although it is nearly impossible to narrow down the countless iconic structures, in celebration of the Biennial, we have compiled five Chicago buildings that highlight the many phases of the city’s architectural history.

Infinity Tower / SOM

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  • Architects

  • Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural and Plumbing Engineering

    SOM
  • Site Area

    3,026.50 m2
  • Project Area

    111,484 m2
  • Building Height

    307m (73 stories)
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

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