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Burnham Center

Identification

Burnham Center
Conway Building, Chicago Title and Trust Building
116837

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
terra-cotta
white
neo-classicism

Usage

commercial office
shop(s) restaurant

Facts

  • Developed by the Marshall Field Estate, and originally named the Conway Building after Conway, Massachusetts - the birthplace of Marshall Field.
  • Last building designed by Daniel Burnham's company in his lifetime. Frederick P. Dinkelberg did the actual design.
  • All four corners of the building are rounded, even those which face the alley.
  • The light court in the center of the building originally penetrated down to a skylight over the lobby. Later the 3rd through 7th floors were extended over the opening.

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More Information

Location

111 West Washington Street
60602
U.S.A.

Technical Data

300.00 ft
300.00 ft
300.00 ft
22
1912
1915
11
$3,471,302

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

developer, elevator supplier, general contractor, owner, property management