Citigroup Center (Chicago)

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For the similarly named skyscraper in New York City, see Citigroup Center.
Citigroup Center
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Citigroup Center
General information
Type Commercial
Location 500 West Madison, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°52′55″N 87°38′26″W / 41.882005°N 87.64049°W / 41.882005; -87.64049Coordinates: 41°52′55″N 87°38′26″W / 41.882005°N 87.64049°W / 41.882005; -87.64049
Construction started 1984
Completed 1987
Height
Roof 180 m (590 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 42
Design and construction
Architect Murphy/Jahn

Citigroup Center is a 42 story, 588-foot (180 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. Located at 500 W. Madison (between Clinton and Canal Streets), the structure was designed by the architecture firm Murphy/Jahn in a late modernist style. The building, previously named the Northwestern Atrium Center, was constructed between 1984 and 1987 on the air rights obtained by the destruction of the headhouse of the 1911 North Western Station. Citigroup Center contains retail shopping and offices, and is connected to the platforms of the Ogilvie Transportation Center (which unofficially continues to be called Northwestern Station) and thousands of Metra commuters use the facility every day.

Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) maintains its worldwide headquarters in the building,[1] on three floors.[citation needed]

Shooting[edit]

People are evacuated from the Citigroup Center

On 8 December 2006 a man opened fire in a law office located on the 38th floor of the Citigroup Center. Four people, including the gunman, were killed. One person survived.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW)." Forbes. Retrieved on September 27, 2011. "Orbitz Worldwide 500 West Madison Avenue Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60661 "
  2. ^ Gunman Thought Invention Would Transform His Life - News Story - WMAQ | Chicago

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