Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

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Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
General information
Location 20 East Chestnut Street , Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°53′54.3″N 87°37′39.4″W / 41.898417°N 87.627611°W / 41.898417; -87.627611
Opening 2002
Management Sofitel
Height 347 ft (106 m)
Technical details
Floor count 33
Floor area 375,000 sq ft (35,000 sq m)
Design and construction
Architect Jean-Paul Viguier
Other information
Number of rooms 415
Number of suites 63

The Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is a hotel in Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.[1] It is operated by the Sofitel hotel chain. The hotel was designed by French architect Jean-Paul Viguier.[2] It has a unique knifelike edge on the southern end which extends 33 feet over the sidewalk.[2] Its design has garnered the American Institute of Architects honor of being on its America's Favorite Architecture list.[2]


  1. ^ Galindo, Michelle (2005). Chicago: architecture & design. teNeues. p. 98. ISBN 978-3-8327-9025-7. 
  2. ^ a b c "America's Favorite Architecture". American Institute of Architects. 2007. 

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