7 South Dearborn
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Architect Skidmore Owings and Merrill
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Location Chicago, Illinois   map
Date 2000   timeline
Building Type skyscraper project, mixed use commercial office tower
 Construction System steel frame and glass curtain wall
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Modern
Notes Once planned to be the next World's Tallest Building, at 1550 feet (472 meters). Designed to be a very slender tapering tower.




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Discussion 7 South Dearborn Commentary

"...major obstacles remain before the the $500 million development, which would include a parking garage, office space, condominiums, and twin broadcasting antennas for transmitting high-definition television signals, gets a final City Hall go-ahead."

Chicago Tribune, February 2, 2000


Proposed address : 7 South Dearborn

Designed to be 60 stories tall, covered almost entirely with reflective glazing.

Sources on 7 South Dearborn

Andrew Tilin. "cual es mas alto?", Metropolis Magazine, January 1999 issue.  Find books about 7 South Dearborn


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Hope rises for 'tallest' as tear-down steps are takenat the Chicago Tribune

The Race to Pass Petronasat World's Tallest Buildings

7 South Dearborn at ArchiplanetFind, add, and edit info at the all-buildings collaboration

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