Buildings

List of Famous Chicago Buildings & Structures

List of the famous landmarks that make up the Chicago skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Chicago architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Chicago are included on this list. Information about these Chicago buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Chicago and older historic landmarks.

Examples of buildings on this list: Art Institute of Chicago, Wrigley Field and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Chicago?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Chicago. Famous architectural houses within the city of Chicago are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    • City/Town: Illinois, USA
    • Structural Height (m): 153.01
    • City/Town: Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1964
    • Structural Height (m): 179.83
    • City/Town: Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 2005
    • Structural Height (m): 208.0
    • Floors: 51
    • City/Town: Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1992
    • Structural Height (m): 152.7