The Montgomery (Chicago)

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The Montgomery
The Montgomery.jpg
Former names Montgomery Ward Headquarters
General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Architectural style Modern
Address 500 West Superior Street
Town or city Chicago, Illinois
Country USA
Coordinates 41°53′45″N 87°38′32″W / 41.89587°N 87.64231°W / 41.89587; -87.64231Coordinates: 41°53′45″N 87°38′32″W / 41.89587°N 87.64231°W / 41.89587; -87.64231
Completed 1972
Renovated 2005–2006
Height 403.67 ft (123.04 m)
Technical details
Structural system Curtain wall
Floor count 28
Lifts/elevators 6 plus one wheelchair lift
Design and construction
Architect Minoru Yamasaki
Website (condo association)
The Montgomery, Emporis

The Montgomery is a 404-foot (123 m) tall,[1] 26-story skyscraper in Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois. It was built in 1972 as part of the Montgomery Ward Company Complex to serve as a corporate headquarters.[2] The architect was Minoru Yamasaki who also designed the World Trade Center at the same time. In 2005–2006, it was converted to residential use.[2]


  1. ^ The Montgomery, Emporis
  2. ^ a b Sharon Stangenes (April 2, 2005), Understated tower makes for fine homes, Chicago Tribune, retrieved 2011-12-29

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