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Encyclopedia > Citicorp Center (Chicago)

The Citicorp Center is a skyscraper at 500 West Madison (between Clinton and Canal) in Chicago, Illinois. The 42 story, 588-foot (180-meter) tall glass and steel late modernist style structure was designed by the architecture firm of Murphy/Jahn and was constructed during the years 1984 through 1987. The Citicorp Center (sometimes referred to as the Northwestern Atrium Center) was constructed on the air rights obtained by the destruction of the headhouse of the 1911 North Western Station. The spacious and inviting Citicorp Center contains retail shopping and offices and rests on the platforms of the Ogilvie Transportation Center (which unofficially continues to be called Northwestern Station) and thousands of Metra commuters use the facility every day. Taipei 101, considered the worlds tallest skyscraper. ... Article Entered in Year 2005 - Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the second-largest city in population in the United States, following New York City , and the largest inland city in the country. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Official language(s) English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... Modern architecture is a broad term given to a number of building styles with similar characteristics, primarily the simplification of form and the elimination of ornament, that first arose around 1900. ... An illuminated, suspended, oval roof covers the 102m span of the central Forum of the Sony Center, Berlin. ... This page is about the year 1984. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Modern Ogilvie Transportation Center Ogilvie Transportation Center (formally, the Richard B. Ogilvie Transportation Center) is a Chicago, Illinois train station which was in built 1911. ... Metra system schematic Metra (officially known as the Northeastern Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation) is Chicagolands commuter rail system, serving over 200 stations on eleven lines across the Regional Transportation Authoritys (RTAs) six-county service area. ...


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CHICAGO, February 16, 2000 -- Citicorp Center, located at 500 West Madison, and LaSalle Bank building, at 135 South LaSalle, have been selected as winners in the 1999-2000 Office Building of the Year "TOBY" Awards competition sponsored by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Chicago.
Citicorp Center, a mixed-use building located on the western edge of the CBD received the award in the "over 1 million square foot" office building category.
Citicorp Center and LaSalle Bank Building are now eligible to advance to the regional competition and upon winning there will advance to the international competition.
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