Mid-Continental Plaza

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Mid-Continental Plaza
Mid-Continental Plaza, Chicago.jpg
General information
Location 55 East Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°52′48″N 87°37′32″W / 41.88000°N 87.62556°W / 41.88000; -87.62556Coordinates: 41°52′48″N 87°37′32″W / 41.88000°N 87.62556°W / 41.88000; -87.62556
Completed 1972
Height
Roof 583 ft (178 m)
Technical details
Floor count 49
Design and construction
Architect Shaw and Associates

Mid-Continental Plaza is a 583 ft (178m) tall skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. It was completed in 1972 and has 49 floors. Shaw and Associates designed the building, which is the 52nd tallest building in Chicago. It was originally planned as two 40-story black glass towers. The top 10 floors have been converted to condominiums called The Park Monroe.

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Position in Chicago's skyline[edit]

311 South WackerWillis TowerChicago Board of Trade Building111 South WackerAT&T Corporate CenterKluczynski Federal BuildingCNA CenterChase TowerThree First National PlazaMid-Continental PlazaRichard J. Daley CenterChicago Title and Trust Center77 West WackerPittsfield BuildingLeo Burnett BuildingThe Heritage at Millennium ParkCrain Communications BuildingIBM PlazaOne Prudential PlazaTwo Prudential PlazaAon CenterBlue Cross and Blue Shield Tower340 on the ParkPark TowerOlympia Centre900 North MichiganJohn Hancock CenterWater Tower PlaceHarbor PointThe ParkshoreNorth Pier ApartmentsLake Point TowerJay Pritzker PavilionBuckingham FountainLake MichiganLake MichiganLake MichiganThe skyline of a city with many large skyscrapers; in the foreground are a green park and a lake with many sailboats moored on it. Over 30 of the skyscrapers and some park features are labeled.

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