333 Wacker Drive

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333 Wacker Drive
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General information
Type Commercial offices
Location 333 Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°53′10″N 87°38′09″W / 41.8861°N 87.6358°W / 41.8861; -87.6358Coordinates: 41°53′10″N 87°38′09″W / 41.8861°N 87.6358°W / 41.8861; -87.6358
Construction started 1979
Completed 1983
Owner Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Management Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Height
Roof 149 m (489 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 36
Floor area 864,200 sq ft (80,290 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
HKS
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333 West Wacker Drive is a highrise office building in Chicago, Illinois. On the side facing the Chicago River, the building features a curved green glass façade, while on the other side the building adheres to the usual rectangular street grid. The architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates who designed 333 also designed the high-rise buildings 225 W Wacker to the east, and 191 N Wacker Drive to the south.

The building marks the division between North Wacker Drive and West Wacker Drive as the street makes a 90 degree turn. Based on the Chicago grid system for street numbers, if the building had been given an address on North Wacker, the street number would have been an odd number between 200 and 300.

333 Wacker Drive was featured in the 1986 movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off as the building containing Ferris Bueller's father's offices, and was voted "Favorite Building" by the readers of The Chicago Tribune in 1995.

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