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Metcalfe Federal Building

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Identification

Metcalfe Federal Building
Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building
117105

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
caisson foundation
granite
curtain wall
dark gray
modernism

Usages

governmental office

Facts

  • The lobby contains a large Frank Stella sculpture, "The Town-Ho's Story with Postscript & the Gam", inspired by a passage in Herman Melville's novel "Moby Dick".
  • The lobby's height and other details were designed to match Mies van der Rohe's other Federal Center buildings across the street.

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Location

77 West Jackson Boulevard
80 West Van Buren Street, 301 South Clark Street
77 West Jackson Boulevard
60604
Loop
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

396.00 ft
396.00 ft
396.00 ft
393.24 ft
102.85 ft
27
1991

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