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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

224 South Michigan Avenue (formerly known as The Santa Fe Building)

Address

224 South Michigan Avenue

Neighborhood

Loop

Owner

Santa Fe Interests, LLC

Property manager

Hamilton Partners

Year Constructed

1903-04

Architect

Daniel Burnham

Sq. Footage

412,404

Building Description

The historic Santa Fe Building was designed by Daniel Burnham, one of the greatest architects in the history of Chicago. There is a unique open light court throughout the building offering natural light and beautiful lake front views. During the mid-80’s the building was renovated keeping the architectural splendor while modernizing the office/retail space.

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

June 2012