Park Tower

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Height: Occupied
239.1 m / 784 ft
Height: To Tip
257.4 m / 844 ft
Height: Architectural
257.4 m / 844 ft
Park Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
5.08 m/s
Tower GFA
77,632 m² / 835,624 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Park Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Chicago
Street Address & Map 800 North Michigan Avenue
Postal Code 60611
Building Function residential / hotel
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 1994
Construction Start 1998
Completion 2000
Official Website 800 North Michigan
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Global Ranking #428 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #66 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #59 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #13 Tallest in Chicago

Companies Involved

Owner 800 N. Michigan Ave. Condominium Association; Park Hyatt Water Tower Associates
Developer Related Midwest
Design HKS Architects; Lucien Lagrange Architects
Structural Engineer
• (not specified) Chris P. Stefanos & Associates
MEP Engineer
• (not specified) Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
Project Manager Hyatt Development Corporation
Main Contractor James McHugh Construction Co.
Other Consultant
Façade Enclos Corp.
• Geotechnical STS Consultants, Ltd.
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Cladding Vetter Stone Company; Precast Concrete Specialties, Inc.
• Elevator KONE

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Study Examines Tallest Buildings with Dampers
22 Aug 2018 – CTBUH Research

EMI Lead Chicago Tall-Building Study Trip
25-29 May 2015 – Tour Report


Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award: Wind Engineering the World’s Tallest
6 Nov 2014 – Dr. Peter Irwin, RWDI Consulting Engineers

Research Papers

Recent Applications of Damping Systems for Wind Response
Feb 2001 – CTBUH 2001 6th World Congress, Melbourne

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