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In the 19th century, Chicago built the world’s first modern skyscraper. In the 20th century, we created a world-renowned skyline. And today, Chicago aspires to make that skyline the most efficient on the planet. – Mayor Rahm Emanuel

55 West Wacker Drive

Address

55 West Wacker

Neighborhood

Loop

Property manager

MB Real Estate Services

Year Constructed

1967

Architect

C.F. Murphy Associates

Floors

277,568

Height

256 feet

Building Description

Located in Chicago's prestigious Wacker Drive corridor, 55 West Wacker is a distinctive 15-story, 209,000 square foot office building offering expansive office space. The property was originally constructed in 1968 as the headquarters for BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois. The building offers a number of convenient amenities, including:
• Full-service health club
• Full service bank with ATM
• Indoor heated parking
• Touch-screen, digital building directory in lobby
• Digital monitors in elevators
• 24-hour security personnel
• Direct access to Lower Wacker Drive
• ENERGY STAR-certified

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

2017