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Two Prudential Plaza

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Identification

Two Prudential Plaza
117119

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
caisson foundation
glass
granite
curtain wall
light brown blue dark brown
postmodernism
pyramid roof with spire

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The building has a terraced one-acre plaza on its west side with fountains and landscaping.
  • At the time of completion "2 Pru" was the world's second tallest reinforced concrete building.
  • The distinctive shape features stacked chevron setbacks on the north & south sides, a sharp pyramidal peak rotated 45°, and an 80-foot spire.
  • Joined at the lobby level to the much older One Prudential Plaza. Without its spire Two Prudential only barely passes the height of One Pru's antenna.
  • In 1995 this building won the Best Structure Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois.

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Location

180 North Stetson Avenue
175 East Lake Street
180 North Stetson Avenue
60601
Loop
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

995.01 ft
995.01 ft
912.01 ft
13.00 ft
132.67 ft
122.50 ft
64
5
1988
1990
325

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Features & Amenities

  • Pedway access is available
  • Plaza is available to the public
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