Monadnock Building

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Monadnock Building, Chicago
Quick Facts
City Chicago
Country United States of America
Year 1889 - 1891/1893
Floors 17
Height 65.2 m / 214 ft
Burnham & Root
Holabird & Roche
Building Info
Address 53 West Jackson Boulevard
Status Completed
  • In 1893 this was the largest office building in the world.
  • Holds the Guinness World Record for tallest load-bearing brick building.
  • The north half was built first, in 1891, the south half was built two years later.
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