Newberry Plaza

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Newberry Plaza
General information
Type Residential and Commercial
Location 1000–50 North State Street
Coordinates 41°54′06″N 87°37′44″W / 41.9016°N 87.6289°W / 41.9016; -87.6289Coordinates: 41°54′06″N 87°37′44″W / 41.9016°N 87.6289°W / 41.9016; -87.6289
Completed 1974
Height
Roof 553 ft (169 m)
Technical details
Floor count 57
Design and construction
Architect Gordon and Levin

Newberry Plaza is a 553-foot (169 m) full amenity luxury skyscraper located in the affluent Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. It was named after the Newberry Library that once operated at its location. The complex was completed in 1974 and has 57 floors above ground. Gordon and Levin designed the building, which is the 56th tallest in Chicago. When Newberry Plaza was completed it was the sixth-tallest all-residential skyscraper in the world and the first highrise in the city to have townhomes built on top of a building's pedestal, known as the Skyhomes. The property contains commercial space under the condominium tower as well as four restaurants. The lower level of the building contains the original location of Morton's The Steakhouse. In addition to its astonishing views of the city, it might be best known for its prominent location as the only residential building in a well known triangle of high end restaurants on the east and Oak Street on the south side.

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