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Willis Tower

This is an archived listing.

Address

233 S. Wacker Dr.

Neighborhood

Downtown

Website

willistower.com

Description

In 2017, the Blackstone and EQ Office began a massive street-to-sky transformation of the Willis Tower, once the world’s tallest buildings and still the apex of the Chicago skyline. Nearly five years and $500 million later, a new-and-improved Willis Tower is ready for its close-up. Architecture firm Gensler has repositioned the iconic supertall to reinforce an active neighborhood-scaled experience at street level while also modernizing the commercial office spaces above. Named “Catalog”—an homage to the building’s original tenant, the Sears Roebuck Company—the five-level extension features new retail, dining, and entertainment spaces, including an outdoor terrace and new public art installations by Olafur Eliasson and Jacob Hashimoto. 

Archived In

2021