Legacy Tower

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The Legacy at Millennium Park
Calle E Monroe St, Chicago, Illinois, Estados Unidos, 2012-10-20, DD 04.jpg
Legacy Tower from Grant Park
General information
Status Complete
Type Mixed
Location S. Wabash Ave. and E. Monroe St., Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°52′53″N 87°37′32″W / 41.881435°N 87.625657°W / 41.881435; -87.625657Coordinates: 41°52′53″N 87°37′32″W / 41.881435°N 87.625657°W / 41.881435; -87.625657
Construction started 2006
Completed 2009 [1]
Roof 819 ft (250 m)
Technical details
Floor count 72
Design and construction
Architect Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates
Developer Mesa Development LLC
Main contractor Walsh Construction Company

The Legacy at Millennium Park is a 72 story skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, United States, located along S. Wabash Avenue, near E. Monroe Street.

The slender residential tower and mixed-use podium, designed by the architectural firm Solomon, Cordwell, Buenz, contains 360 luxury condominium units as well as providing 460 parking spaces.[2] Additionally the building includes 41,000 sq ft (3,800 m2). (3,809 square meter) of classroom space for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the lower floors, athletic facilities for the University Club, a sky-bridge between the University Club and the building podium, and private amenities for tower residents including an athletics and aquatic center as well as residential lounges located throughout the tower. The building preserves the historic masonry and terracotta facades of the Chicago Landmark Jewelers Row District along Wabash Avenue.

The building's narrow design is intended to maximize vantage points to the Lake Michigan and Millennium Park from all residences in the tower.[3]

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The Legacy Tower is on the right of this skyline as seen from Grant Park, looking towards the Petrillo Music Shell.
  1. ^ "Chicago Architecture Information - Legacy at Millennium Park". 
  2. ^ Official Architecture Firm Website for The Legacy
  3. ^ Emporis listing

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