1894

Home Insurance Building

Quick Facts
CityChicago
CountryUnited States
Year1884 - 1885
Height55,0m / 180ft
Floors12
Realization
ArchitectWilliam Le Baron Jenney
Building Info
NameHome Insurance Building
CategoryOffice Building
Materialssteel
stone
Address
Northeast corner of LaSalle and Adams Streets
Notes
Considered the first skyscraper in the world.
The top 2 stories were added later.
Demolished in 1931.
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