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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.[2] Construction started in 1981, and was completed in 1986. The building's name is connected through the original developer, Olympia and York of Toronto.

Olympia Centre
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The Olympia Centre
General information
StatusComplete
TypeMixed-use
LocationChicago, Illinois
CountryUnited States
Construction started1981
Completed1986
Height
Architectural222.9 m (731 ft)
Top floor214.8 m (705 ft)
Technical details
Floor count63
Floor area131,921 m2 (1,419,990 sq ft)
Design and construction
Structural engineerSkidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Other information
Parking430
References
[1]

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.

Weissbluth Pediatrics is located in Suite[3] 820 in the Olympia Centre and is the only pediatric practice in the city of Chicago performing house call visits for its families.

The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (在シカゴ日本国総領事館 Zai Shikago Nippon-koku Sōryōjikan) is located in Suite 1100 in the Olympia Centre.[4][5]

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Position in Chicago's skylineEdit

311 South WackerWillis TowerChicago Board of Trade Building111 South WackerAT&T Corporate CenterKluczynski Federal BuildingCNA CenterChase TowerThree First National PlazaMid-Continental PlazaRichard J. Daley CenterChicago Title and Trust Center77 West WackerPittsfield BuildingLeo Burnett BuildingThe Heritage at Millennium ParkCrain Communications BuildingIBM PlazaOne Prudential PlazaTwo Prudential PlazaAon CenterBlue Cross and Blue Shield Tower340 on the ParkPark TowerOlympia Centre900 North Michigan875 North Michigan AvenueWater Tower PlaceHarbor PointThe ParkshoreNorth Pier ApartmentsLake Point TowerJay Pritzker PavilionBuckingham FountainLake MichiganLake MichiganLake Michigan 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympia Centre". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  2. ^ http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=olympiacentre-chicago-il-usa
  3. ^ Weissbluthpediatrics.com
  4. ^ "Home Page". Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago. Retrieved January 31, 2009.
  5. ^ "Contact, Hours, & Directions." Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago. Retrieved on March 7, 2010.

Coordinates: 41°53′47″N 87°37′24″W / 41.8965°N 87.6233°W / 41.8965; -87.6233