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The Olympia Centre is a skyscraper in Chicago. It is a mixed use building consisting of offices in the lower part of the building and residences in the narrower upper section. It was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, and at 725 ft (221 m) tall, with 63 floors, it is Chicago's tallest mid-block building. The exterior is Swedish granite, which was completed in Italy. Construction started in 1981, and was completed in 1986. The building's name is connected through the original developer, Olympia and York of Toronto.
The Olympia Centre
|Architectural||222.9 m (731 ft)|
|Top floor||214.8 m (705 ft)|
|Floor area||131,921 m2 (1,419,990 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Structural engineer||Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP|
The building is divided into three zones: a retail zone occupied by Neiman Marcus, commercial office space from floors 6 through 23, and private condominium residences from floors 24 through 63.
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