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Illinois Institute of Technology - IIT Tower


10 West 35th Street


Illinois Institute of Technology

Property manager

IIT Rental Property Management

Year Constructed



Schmidt, Garden & Erikson

Sq. Footage



20 stories

Building Description

IIT Tower is located on the landmark 120-acre Main Campus of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), just four miles south of downtown Chicago. IIT Tower is a 20-story concrete and glass building - the only mixed-use, high structure of its kind in the area. University Technology Park at IIT and a variety of mixed-use tenants, ranging from social and government agencies to research startup companies, currently occupy the building. Also located within the Tower is IIT Research Institute, which provides non-clinical research and development services to the United States government and sponsors in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

May 2014