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Dirksen Federal Building

Identification

Dirksen Federal Building
Everett McKinley Dirksen Federal Building
116912

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
caisson foundation
steel
curtain wall
black
international style

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The building is a full block long from north to south, and blocks Quincy Street between State and Dearborn. The rest of the Federal Center is across Dearborn to the west.
  • Named after Everett McKinley Dirksen, U.S. Senator from Illinois from 1951 to 1969. One of the country's most famous senators, he served as Minority Leader for many years and one of the Senate office buildings in Washington is named after him.
  • Built 11 years before Kluczynski Federal Building, the next office building in the Federal Center.

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Location

219 South Dearborn Street
60604
Loop
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

383.00 ft
383.00 ft
383.00 ft
115.98 ft
368.41 ft
30
1959
1964

Involved Companies


Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
acoustics consultant, facade maintenance system supplier, owner
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