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The Plaza on Dewitt

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Identification

The Plaza on Dewitt
Dewitt-Chestnut Apartments
116954

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
framed tube
concrete
travertine
applied masonry
white
modernism

Usages

residential condominium

Facts

  • This building is a prototype of the tubular structure used later in the John Hancock Center and Sears Tower. A rigid screen of perimeter columns braces the structure and allows open floorplans.
  • The next step in SOM's development of the tube structure was the double-tube in the Cook County Administration Building.
  • This is the tallest high-rise in Chicago clad in travertine. The only others using this stone as a major facade material are 500 North Michigan and The Montgomery.

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Location

260 East Chestnut Street
861 North Dewitt Place
260 East Chestnut Street
60611
Near North Side
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

395.00 ft
395.00 ft
395.00 ft
43
Nov 1963
1966

Involved Companies


Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

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Features & Amenities

  • Bicycle storage is available
  • Doorman is available
  • Exercise facility is available
  • Hospitality room is available
  • Laundry room is available
  • Storage space is available
  • Sundeck is available
  • Swimming pool is available
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