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Inland Steel Building
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A Chicago Landmark
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General information
Location 30 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois
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Construction started 1956
Completed 1957
Height
Roof 332 feet (101.2 m)
Design and construction
Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Structural engineer Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
References
Inland Steel Building
Location 30 W. Monroe St., Chicago, Illinois
Area 0.5 acres (0.2 ha)
Built 1958
Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Graham, Bruce & Walter Netsch
Architectural style International Style
NRHP reference No. 09000024
Added to NRHP February 18, 2009

The Inland Steel Building, located at 30 W. Monroe Street in Chicago is one of the city's defining commercial high-rises of the post-World War II era of modern architecture. It was built in the years 1956–1957 and was the first skyscraper to be built in the Chicago Loop following the Great Depression of the 1930s. Its principal designers were Bruce Graham and Walter Netsch of the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill architecture firm.


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