Architecture The 25 Tallest Buildings in Chicago  

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Chicago is a beautiful city, with many extremely tall buildings. This list features the 25 tallest buildings in Chicago, Illinois, with pictures, heights, number of floors, and year built. These buildings include some of the newest and most beautiful buildings as well as some iconic, long-standing skyscrapers. What is the tallest building in Chicago? This list has the answers.

These tallest buildings in the city of Chicago can be found everywhere in the midwestern metropolis. Skyscrapers have long been one of mankind’s most prolific achievements. Since the dawn of the American industrial era, people have sought to build the biggest and tallest buildings in the world. As technology progressed, America and other nations now all look to make their mark on the world of architecture.

Countries around the world are building taller and taller buildings; however some of the oldest and tallest are in Chicago. These skyscrapers are often built by wealthy individuals or hugely successful multinational conglomerates. These tallest Chicago skyscrapers can be found all around the city — in the commercial centers and in the rest of the city as well.

These buildings offer some of the best views in Chicago and are all impressive architectural achievements.


Willis Tower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25 Tallest Buildings in Chicago
Photo: Matthew Hamilton/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain

Year built: 1974

Height: 1,451 feet

Floors: 110

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Trump International Hotel and Tower
Trump International Hotel and ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25 Tallest Buildings in Chicago
Photo: Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0

Year built: 2009

Height: 1,389 feet

Floors: 98

Aon Center is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25 Tallest Buildings in Chicago
Photo: Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA 4.0

Year Built: 1973

Height: 1,136 feet

Floors: 83

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John Hancock Center is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25 Tallest Buildings in Chicago
Photo: Joe Ravi/Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA 3.0

Year built: 1969

Height1,127 feet 


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