AddressOne West Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602
OwnerCW Capital Asset Management
Property managerKimpton Hotels & Restaurants
ArchitectJohn Wellborn Root (original plans drawn) redesigned by Charles B. Atwood of D.H. Burnham & CO; restoration in 1999 by Antunovich & Associate
Building DescriptionOriginally an office building, renowned architecture firm Burnham & Root began construction on the 15-story Reliance Building in 1890. Its radical steel and glass design set the precedent for the modern day skyscraper, ushering in a new era in architectural design that has since shaped the skylines of cities around the globe. The Reliance Building was listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1970, and became a city Landmark in July 11, 1975.
Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy ChallengeMarch 2013