CTBUH Silver Member

Solomon Cordwell Buenz - SCB

About

Member Since: 2001

Member Offices: Chicago

Website: http://www.scb.com/

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) is an architecture, interior design, and planning firm with a thoughtful design vision and a dynamic national imprint. Since 1931, SCB has made a lasting visual impact on skylines, campuses, and neighborhoods nationwide. From offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, we offer our expertise to clients across the country, helping them achieve their goals, serve their constituents, and create unique built environments.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
2 The Legacy at Millennium Park

249 m / 818 ft

6 340 on the Park

205 m / 672 ft

7 357 North Green Street

195 m / 640 ft

8 The Heritage at Millennium Park

192 m / 631 ft

9 Millennium Centre

186 m / 610 ft

10 Chicago Place

185 m / 608 ft

11 One Rincon Hill South Tower

184 m / 605 ft

12 The Laurel

183 m / 599 ft

13 The Fordham

175 m / 574 ft

14 Loews Chicago Hotel

173 m / 569 ft

Associated companies

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 Aon Center

350 m / 1,148 ft

2 The Legacy at Millennium Park

249 m / 818 ft

3 Mandarin Oriental Chicago

248 m / 814 ft

4 560 North Fairbanks

240 m / 787 ft

5 108 North State

217 m / 712 ft

6 340 on the Park

205 m / 672 ft

7 357 North Green Street

195 m / 640 ft

8 The Heritage at Millennium Park

192 m / 631 ft

9 Millennium Centre

186 m / 610 ft

10 Chicago Place

185 m / 608 ft

11 One Rincon Hill South Tower

184 m / 605 ft

12 The Laurel

183 m / 599 ft

13 The Fordham

175 m / 574 ft

14 Loews Chicago Hotel

173 m / 569 ft

15 Harbor Point

169 m / 554 ft

16 Streeter Place

169 m / 554 ft

17 AMLI River North

165 m / 543 ft

18 One Rincon Hill North Tower

165 m / 541 ft

19 30 Van Ness

165 m / 540 ft

20 Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences

164 m / 539 ft

21 Astra Tower 1

162 m / 533 ft

22 Elysees Condominiums

161 m / 529 ft

23 601 West Monroe Phase 1

161 m / 527 ft

24 465 North Park

160 m / 525 ft

25 The Paragon Chicago

159 m / 523 ft

26 505

159 m / 522 ft

27 Hanover Republic Square

157 m / 516 ft

28 630 N. McClurg Court North Tower

157 m / 515 ft

29 The Streeter

157 m / 514 ft

30 Hanover Brazos Street

156 m / 513 ft

31 Park Tower Condominiums

156 m / 513 ft

32 215 West

155 m / 509 ft

33 414 Light Street

152 m / 500 ft

34 The St. James

152 m / 498 ft

35 Parkview West

152 m / 498 ft

36 500 North Lake Shore Drive

151 m / 497 ft

37 50 East Chestnut Street

151 m / 495 ft

38 The Bristol

149 m / 488 ft

39 Town Tower

148 m / 487 ft

40 73 East Lake

146 m / 477 ft

41 Moment

146 m / 477 ft

42 The Murano

145 m / 475 ft

43 Plaza 440

144 m / 474 ft

44 1234 West Randolph Street

143 m / 470 ft

45 The Sterling

142 m / 466 ft

46 1520-1576 North Fremont Street

142 m / 465 ft

47 Tribune Tower

141 m / 463 ft

48 Hanover River Oaks

141 m / 462 ft

49 Presidential Towers I

141 m / 461 ft

49 Presidential Towers II

141 m / 461 ft

49 Presidential Towers III

141 m / 461 ft

49 Presidential Towers IV

141 m / 461 ft

53 601 West Monroe Phase 2

140 m / 458 ft

54 Kingsbury Plaza

139 m / 456 ft

55 400 North LaSalle

138 m / 454 ft

56 The Fifth

138 m / 452 ft

57 Hubbard Place

137 m / 449 ft

58 Lake & Wells

137 m / 449 ft

59 Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

136 m / 447 ft

60 1001 South State Street

134 m / 440 ft

61 Marquee

133 m / 436 ft

62 McClurg Court Center A

131 m / 430 ft

62 McClurg Court Center B

131 m / 430 ft

64 1555 North Astor

131 m / 428 ft

65 1130 North State Street

130 m / 425 ft

66 Sky55

129 m / 425 ft

67 The Sinclair

128 m / 420 ft

68 'A'ali'i

127 m / 418 ft

69 State and Chestnut

125 m / 410 ft

70 Atlas

123 m / 403 ft

71 One Oak

122 m / 400 ft

72 100 Van Ness

122 m / 400 ft

73 399 Fremont

122 m / 400 ft

74 Anaha

122 m / 400 ft

75 James House

121 m / 398 ft

76 1900 Broadway

120 m / 395 ft

77 520 Mateo Street

119 m / 390 ft

78 Wells Street Tower

118 m / 388 ft

79 7Seventy7

118 m / 387 ft

80 The Lumen

116 m / 382 ft

81 Kilbourn Tower

116 m / 380 ft

82 Hanover Boulevard Place

114 m / 375 ft

83 2800 North Lake Shore Drive

113 m / 372 ft

84 Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

112 m / 369 ft

85 Hawthorne House

112 m / 367 ft

86 Left Bank at K Station

111 m / 366 ft

87 The Chicagoan

110 m / 362 ft

88 Edgewater Plaza North

110 m / 361 ft

89 Astra Tower 2

110 m / 361 ft

90 Cassidy on Canal

108 m / 355 ft

91 903 Peachtree

108 m / 354 ft

92 Central SOMA Tower

107 m / 350 ft

93 210 N Street

107 m / 350 ft

94 333 North Water Street

106 m / 347 ft

95 Edgewater Plaza South

106 m / 346 ft

96 8th and Cherry Street

105 m / 345 ft

97 Hanover Post Oak

101 m / 330 ft

98 Country Club Tower East

100 m / 328 ft

98 Country Club Tower West

100 m / 328 ft

100 5000 Town Center

100 m / 328 ft

101 Hanover Montrose

99 m / 326 ft

102 ARQ

98 m / 320 ft

103 Block One Building A

97 m / 319 ft

104 Eastline Dallas

96 m

315 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 28 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,245 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
105 Prime Corporate Center

96 m / 315 ft

106 625 West Adams

93 m / 305 ft

107 Eleven40

92 m / 303 ft

108 4 East Elm Street

92 m / 300 ft

109 299 Fremont

91 m / 300 ft

110 Block Two Building C

91 m / 300 ft

111 2008 West End Avenue

91 m / 299 ft

112 5252 South Cornell Avenue

90 m / 297 ft

113 1338 West Lake Street

90 m / 296 ft

114 1418 North Lake Shore Drive

89 m / 292 ft

115 525 Hawthorne

87 m / 285 ft

116 The Summit at University City

85 m / 279 ft

117 949 South Hope Street

84 m / 274 ft

118 Hollywood Towers North

82 m / 270 ft

118 Hollywood Towers South

82 m / 270 ft

120 50 East Bellevue

82 m / 269 ft

121 360 Residences

82 m / 269 ft

122 Aspire

81 m / 265 ft

123 Pearson on the Park

80 m / 262 ft

124 Vantage Med Center

79 m / 260 ft

125 1410 North State Parkway

78 m / 256 ft

126 AMLI 900

78 m / 256 ft

127 605 Davis Street

77 m / 252 ft

128 Union Station Vertical Expansion

72 m / 235 ft

129 One Six Six

71 m / 234 ft

130 320 North Sangamon Street

55 m / 181 ft

131 Union Station

49 m / 162 ft

132 200-298 West 2nd Street

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133 2700 Sloat Boulevard

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134 Clark & Divison Tower

-

135 171 West Van Buren

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136 Bally’s Chicago Hotel Tower

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137 1840 North Marcy Street North Tower

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138 1899 McKinney

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138 370 South West Temple

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140 Portfolio

-

141 400 North Elizabeth Street

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142 1840 North Marcy Street South Tower

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143 Telegraph Tower

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CTBUH Initiatives Involving Solomon Cordwell Buenz

SCB Hosts IIT Students for Office Visit, Lurie Hospital Tour

23 February 2018

As part of the CTBUH-IIT Academic Courses, a group of IIT architecture students visited the Chicago office of SCB and toured Lurie Children's Hospital.

IIT Students Tour at SCB and Lurie Children's Hospital

07 February 2018

As part of the CTBUH-IIT Academic Courses, a group of IIT architecture students visited the SCB Chicago Office on February 7.

YPC Presents on Complex Chicago Mixed-Use Project

16 April 2014

The Young Professionals Committee of CTBUH facilitated a roundtable discussion on Chicago’s under-construction mixed-use development 455 North Park Drive, at Crown Hall, Illinois Instit

Legacy Tour

21 October 2009

Attendees of the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference toured The Legacy at Millennium Park, one of the newest addition to the downtown loop area residential stock.

CTBUH Summer Tall Tours Underway – Legacy at Millennium Park

22 May 2009

The first of three CTBUH construction tours held in Chicago during the summer of 2009 was attended by 30 people, at the Legacy.

2009 Mock Firms Competition

08 May 2009

CTBUH staff Antony Wood, Jan Klerks and Philip Oldfield were involved in the reviews of the "Mock Firms National Skyscraper Challenge" organized by Chicago Architecture Today.