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James R. Thompson Center

James R. Thompson Center, Chicago
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Quick Facts
CityChicago
CountryUnited States
Year1979 - 1985
Height100,9m / 331ft
Floors17
Surface110.848m2 / 1,193,163sq ft
Realization
ArchitectMurphy & Jahn
Lester B. Knight & Associates
DeveloperState of Illinois Capital Development Board
Building Info
NameJames R. Thompson Center
AliasState of Illinois Center
Materialssteel
pink & grey granite
concrete
Address
100 W. Randolph Street, block bounded by LaSalle, Randolph, Clark and Lake Street
Notes
Houses 56 state agencies.
The glass facade, facing south, causes serious temperature fluctuations in the offices.
The interior rotunda has a diameter of 49 meters.
Links
ArticleJames R Thompson Center
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