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222 N. LaSalle St. - The Builders BLDG


222 N. LaSalle St.




Sat, Oct 15: 9am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 16: 9am - 5pm

Photography Permitted Wheelchair Accessible


Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, 1927


The massive 26-story Builders Building once featured showrooms of construction materials and techniques. The original design, a limestone and terra cotta office building wrapped around a central atrium, is fairly standard. But a curious 1986 renovation extended the building east along Wacker Dr. The addition added floors and a sloping glass wall resembling an oversized mansard roof. The building's tall, elegant lobby doubles as a space for events.

Behind the Scenes

Take in the impressive height of one of Chicago’s least-known grand atrium lobbies.