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2345 Grand
2345 Grand Bldg-Kansas City MOx.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Location 2345 Grand, Kansas City, Missouri
Coordinates 39°05′06″N 94°34′52″W / 39.085015°N 94.581216°W / 39.085015; -94.581216
Opening 1977
Owner Franklin Street Properties Corp
Roof 352 ft (107 m)
Technical details
Floor count 28
Floor area 606,400 square feet (56,340 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Fujikawa Conterato Lohan & Associates

2345 Grand (formerly the IBM Plaza, IBM Building and Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company Building) is a high-rise office building located in Kansas City, Missouri. It is listed on many sites as being the work of Mies van der Rohe; however, he died in 1969 before the building could be opened in 1977. The work was done by Fujikawa Conterato Lohan & Associates.

The building was originally built to be both the western headquarters of now defunct Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company and an IBM office. At the time, it was called both the Mutual Benefit Building and the IBM Building.

It was acquired by Shorenstein Properties, who sold the building for $49.5 million in 2004 to Hines Interests Limited Partnership and GE Real Estate. In turn, they sold the structure for $75 million to Franklin Street Properties Corp in December 2007.

The current principal tenant in the building is the law firm of Lathrop & Gage, which occupies nine floors of the building. It also houses Missouri's Federal Immigration Court.

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