Chicago

United States

Facts

Population

Source: Illinois QuickFacts

2,718,782 (2013)

Area

590 km² • 228 mi²

Density

4,608.1 people per km²

11,934.9 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
10

Tallest City in

the World

#
2

Tallest City in

North America
#
2

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Willis Tower
442.1 m / 1,451  ft
2 Trump International Hotel & Tower
423.2 m / 1,389  ft
3 The St. Regis Chicago
362.9 m / 1,191  ft
4 Aon Center
346.3 m / 1,136  ft
5 875 North Michigan Avenue
343.7 m / 1,128  ft
6 The Franklin - North Tower
306.9 m / 1,007  ft
7 Two Prudential Plaza
303.3 m / 995  ft
8 One Chicago - 14 West Superior
295.8 m / 971  ft
9 311 South Wacker Drive
292.9 m / 961  ft
10 NEMA Chicago
273.1 m / 896  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Michael Palmer

CTBUH Advisory Group

Michael Palmer

Perkins & Will

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

Teaching the Skyscraper to Soar

19 October 2021

Videos

27 May 2021

CTBUH Chicago + NYC FLC Presents The Jewel Changi Airport Presentation by Buro Happold

The new mixed-use complex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore delivers an exceptional experience for the 85 million passengers that pass through it every year....

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Research

28 October 2022

Solar Glazing for Tall Mixed-Use Buildings: Prospects for Policy and Performance

Advancements in photovoltaic systems and associated market trends suggest that vertical installations integrated with building façades will be increasingly competitive for meeting energy demands, while...

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