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post updated February 24, 2024

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Chicago Building Designs. Buildings are mostly located in the city centre.

We have 4 pages of Chicago Architecture selections with links to hundreds of individual project pages.

Building Designs in Chicago

Chicago Buildings : news + key projects

Chicago Architecture : A-E

Chicago Building Designs : F-J (this page)

Chicago Building Developments : K-Z

Chicago Building Designs – Illinois Architecture

Key Chicago Buildings, alphabetical:

The Gary Comer Youth Center building
Design: John Ronan Architects
Gary Comer Youth Center Chicago
photo : Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing
Gary Comer Youth Center Chicago

Greenway Self-Park, River North
Design: HOK
Self-Park Chicago
photo : Steve Hall / HOK
Greenway Self-Park

Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
Design: Gehry Partners, LLP
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
picture © 2008 Gehry Partners LLP
Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Jewish Synagogue, Evanston, Illinois
Design: ross barney architects
Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation Synagogue Evanston
photo : Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing
Jewish Synagogue in Evanston

Chicago Architectural Designs – No Images

Major Chicago Architecture Projects, A-J, alphabetical:

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio, Oak Park

Design: Frank Lloyd Wright Architect

IBM Building
Design: Mies van der Rohe Architect, with C. F. Murphy Associates

Inland Steel Building
Design: Skidmore Owings Merrill Architects

Key Chicago Architecture Projects, A-J, alphabetical:

Fordham Spire – aka Chicago Spire : proposed skyscraper
Design: Santiago Calatrava Architects
Chicago Spire set to be tallest tower in the USA

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio, Oak Park

Design: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frederick C. Robie House : see Robie House
Design: Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Graduate School of Business – University of Chicago
Design: Rafael Viñoly Architects

Harold Washington Library Center, 400 South State Street
Design: Hammond, Beeby & Babka with A. Epstein & Sons International
Project director: Thomas Beeby


IBM Building, 330 North Wabash Avenue
Design: Mies van der Rohe Architect with C. F. Murphy Associates

IIT Student Housing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Design: Murphy/Jahn Architects

Illinois Blue Cross HQ
Goettsch Partners
796 ft high
24 storeys added above existing 33 storey building, also by Goettsch Partners
$270m, for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Inland Steel Building, 30 W. Monroe
Design: Skidmore Owings Merrill Architects – Walter Netsch

James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph Street
Murphy/Jahn with Lester B. Knight & Associates

John Hancock Center – ‘Big John’, 875 North Michigan Ave
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill – SOM
John Hancock Center : famous Chicago landmark

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Farnsworth House

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