Bank of America Plaza (Chicago)

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540 West Madison Owner LLC
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General information
Location 540 West Madison
Chicago, Illinois USA
Coordinates 41°52′57″N 87°38′30″W / 41.8826°N 87.6416°W / 41.8826; -87.6416Coordinates: 41°52′57″N 87°38′30″W / 41.8826°N 87.6416°W / 41.8826; -87.6416
Construction started 2001
Completed 2003
Owner 540 West Madison Owner LLC
Landlord Jones Lang LaSalle
Height
Roof 453 ft (138 m)
Technical details
Floor count 29
Lifts/elevators 12
Design and construction
Architect DeStefano and Partners

Bank of America Plaza is an office building located in the West Loop area of Chicago, Illinois, United States. The building was built for ABN AMRO, parent company of Chicago financial institution LaSalle Bank. To the east sits Citicorp Center building and to the south, residential-complex of Presidential Towers. In the base of the building, there is a Starbucks Coffee and an restaurant bar, Mila One.

The building is anchored by West Madison Street, West Washington Street, North Jefferson Street and North Clinton streets. It was completed in 2003. The building has a total of 29 floors that span 453 feet. Cost are estimated to have been near $387 million (US). It took approximately 3 years to erect. The goal was to bring together all office workers in Chicago who comprised the staff of the five buildings the company occupied previous to the construction of the Plaza.

When the building was acquired by Bank of America as part of the company's acquisition of LaSalle Bank from ABN AMRO. In the spring of 2008, the green and yellow shield icon was removed from the building's top.

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