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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

Franklin Center

Address

227 West Monroe Street & 222 West Adams Street

Neighborhood

West Loop

Owner

Tishman Speyer

Property manager

Tishman Speyer

Year Constructed

1989/1992

Architect

Adrian Smith of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Sq. Footage

2,513,200

Building Description

Located in the heart of the West Loop, Franklin Center has long been admired for its architectural significance and distinguished tenant roster. With elegant details and unparalleled amenities, this complex is truly in a class of its own. The complex achieved LEED EBOM Silver certification in October 2010 and has been active in implementing technologies to reduce energy consumption, including improved lighting and controls in base building and tenant spaces and upgrades to building mechanicals systems including VFDs and optimized controls.

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

June 2012