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 The Heritage at Millennium Park

192 m / 631 ft

8 Millennium Centre

186 m / 610 ft

9 Chicago Place

185 m / 608 ft

10 One Rincon Hill South Tower

184 m / 605 ft

11 The Laurel

183 m / 599 ft

12 The Fordham

175 m / 574 ft

13 Loews Chicago Hotel

173 m / 569 ft

14 Harbor Point

169 m / 554 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 The Heritage at Millennium Park

192 m / 631 ft

8 Millennium Centre

186 m / 610 ft

9 Chicago Place

185 m / 608 ft

10 One Rincon Hill South Tower

184 m / 605 ft

11 The Laurel

183 m / 599 ft

12 The Fordham

175 m / 574 ft

13 Loews Chicago Hotel

173 m / 569 ft

14 Harbor Point

169 m / 554 ft

15 Streeter Place

169 m / 554 ft

16 AMLI River North

165 m / 543 ft

17 One Rincon Hill North Tower

165 m / 541 ft

18 30 Van Ness

165 m / 540 ft

19 Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences

164 m / 539 ft

20 Astra Tower 1

162 m / 533 ft

21 Elysees Condominiums

161 m / 529 ft

22 601 West Monroe Phase 1

161 m / 527 ft

23 465 North Park

160 m / 525 ft

24 The Paragon Chicago

159 m / 523 ft

25 505

159 m / 522 ft

26 Hanover Republic Square

157 m / 516 ft

27 630 N. McClurg Court North Tower

157 m / 515 ft

28 The Streeter

157 m / 514 ft

29 Hanover Brazos Street

156 m / 513 ft

30 Park Tower Condominiums

156 m / 513 ft

31 215 West

155 m / 509 ft

32 414 Light Street

152 m / 500 ft

33 The St. James

152 m / 498 ft

34 Parkview West

152 m / 498 ft

35 500 North Lake Shore Drive

151 m / 497 ft

36 50 East Chestnut Street

151 m / 495 ft

37 The Bristol

149 m / 488 ft

38 Town Tower

148 m / 487 ft

39 73 East Lake

146 m / 477 ft

40 Moment

146 m / 477 ft

41 The Murano

145 m / 475 ft

42 Plaza 440

144 m / 474 ft

43 1234 West Randolph Street

143 m / 470 ft

44 The Sterling

142 m / 466 ft

45 1520-1576 North Fremont Street

142 m / 465 ft

46 Tribune Tower

141 m / 463 ft

47 Hanover River Oaks

141 m / 462 ft

48 Presidential Towers I

141 m / 461 ft

48 Presidential Towers II

141 m / 461 ft

48 Presidential Towers III

141 m / 461 ft

48 Presidential Towers IV

141 m / 461 ft

52 601 West Monroe Phase 2

140 m / 458 ft

53 Kingsbury Plaza

139 m / 456 ft

54 400 North LaSalle

138 m / 454 ft

55 The Fifth

138 m / 452 ft

56 Hubbard Place

137 m / 449 ft

57 Lake & Wells

137 m / 449 ft

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

136 m / 447 ft

59 1001 South State Street

134 m / 440 ft

60 Marquee

133 m / 436 ft

61 McClurg Court Center A

131 m / 430 ft

61 McClurg Court Center B

131 m / 430 ft

63 1555 North Astor

131 m / 428 ft

64 1130 North State Street

130 m / 425 ft

65 Sky55

129 m / 425 ft

66 The Sinclair

128 m / 420 ft

67 'A'ali'i

127 m / 418 ft

68 State and Chestnut

125 m / 410 ft

69 Atlas

123 m / 403 ft

70 One Oak

122 m / 400 ft

71 100 Van Ness

122 m / 400 ft

72 399 Fremont

122 m / 400 ft

73 Anaha

122 m / 400 ft

74 James House

121 m / 398 ft

75 1900 Broadway

120 m / 395 ft

76 520 Mateo Street

119 m / 390 ft

77 Wells Street Tower

118 m / 388 ft

78 7Seventy7

118 m / 387 ft

79 The Lumen

116 m / 382 ft

80 Kilbourn Tower

116 m / 380 ft

81 Hanover Boulevard Place

114 m / 375 ft

82 2800 North Lake Shore Drive

113 m / 372 ft

83 Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

112 m / 369 ft

84 Hawthorne House

112 m / 367 ft

85 Left Bank at K Station

111 m / 366 ft

86 The Chicagoan

110 m / 362 ft

87 Edgewater Plaza North

110 m / 361 ft

88 Astra Tower 2

110 m / 361 ft

89 Cassidy on Canal

108 m / 355 ft

90 903 Peachtree

108 m / 354 ft

91 Central SOMA Tower

107 m / 350 ft

92 210 N Street

107 m / 350 ft

93 333 North Water Street

106 m / 347 ft

94 Edgewater Plaza South

106 m / 346 ft

95 8th and Cherry Street

105 m / 345 ft

96 Hanover Post Oak

101 m / 330 ft

97 Country Club Tower East

100 m / 328 ft

97 Country Club Tower West

100 m / 328 ft

99 5000 Town Center

100 m / 328 ft

100 Hanover Montrose

99 m / 326 ft

101 ARQ

98 m / 320 ft

102 Block One Building A

97 m / 319 ft

103 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 9,175 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.
104 Prime Corporate Center

96 m / 315 ft

105 625 West Adams

93 m / 305 ft

106 Eleven40

92 m / 303 ft

107 4 East Elm Street

92 m / 300 ft

108 299 Fremont

91 m / 300 ft

109 Block Two Building C

91 m / 300 ft

110 2008 West End Avenue

91 m / 299 ft

111 5252 South Cornell Avenue

90 m / 297 ft

112 1338 West Lake Street

90 m / 296 ft

113 1418 North Lake Shore Drive

89 m / 292 ft

114 525 Hawthorne

87 m / 285 ft

115 The Summit at University City

85 m / 279 ft

116 949 South Hope Street

84 m / 274 ft

117 Hollywood Towers North

82 m / 270 ft

117 Hollywood Towers South

82 m / 270 ft

119 50 East Bellevue

82 m / 269 ft

120 360 Residences

82 m / 269 ft

121 Aspire

81 m / 265 ft

122 Pearson on the Park

80 m / 262 ft

123 Vantage Med Center

79 m / 260 ft

124 1410 North State Parkway

78 m / 256 ft

125 AMLI 900

78 m / 256 ft

126 605 Davis Street

77 m / 252 ft

127 Union Station Vertical Expansion

72 m / 235 ft

128 One Six Six

71 m / 234 ft

129 320 North Sangamon Street

55 m / 181 ft

130 Union Station

49 m / 162 ft

131 200-298 West 2nd Street

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132 2700 Sloat Boulevard

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133 Clark & Divison Tower

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134 171 West Van Buren

-

135 Bally’s Chicago Hotel Tower

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136 1840 North Marcy Street North Tower

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137 1899 McKinney

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137 370 South West Temple

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139 Portfolio

-

140 400 North Elizabeth Street

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141 1840 North Marcy Street South Tower

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142 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.