Lake Shore Place
American Furniture Mart

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Lake Shore Place, Chicago
Quick Facts
City Chicago
Country United States of America
Year 1922 - 1924
Floors 29
Height 144.5 m / 474 ft
Henry Raeder Associates
George C Nimmons & Co.
N. Max Dunnin
Building Info
American Furniture Mart
608 North Lake Shore Place
Address 680 North Lake Shore Drive
reinforced concrete (east end)
steel frame(west end)
Status Completed
  • A 20-story base topped by a 9-story tower.
  • The east end was completed in 1924, the west end was completed in 1926.
  • The tower was inspired by the Houses of Parliament in London.
  • Originally a furniture mart.
  • Renovated in 1982-1984 by Lohan Associates.
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