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Inland Steel Building
A Chicago Landmark
General information
Location 30 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°52′52″N 87°37′45″W / 41.8810°N 87.6291°W / 41.8810; -87.6291Coordinates: 41°52′52″N 87°37′45″W / 41.8810°N 87.6291°W / 41.8810; -87.6291
Construction started 1956
Completed 1957
Roof 332 feet (101.2 m)
Design and construction
Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Location 30 W. Monroe St., Chicago, Illinois
Area 0.5 acres (0.2 ha)
Built 1958
Architectural style(s) International Style
Governing body Private

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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