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The Montgomery (Chicago)

The Montgomery
The Montgomery.jpg
Former namesMontgomery Ward Headquarters
General information
Architectural styleModern
Address500 West Superior Street
Town or cityChicago, Illinois
Coordinates41°53′45″N 87°38′32″W / 41.89587°N 87.64231°W / 41.89587; -87.64231
Height403.67 ft (123.04 m)
Technical details
Structural systemCurtain wall
Floor count28
Lifts/elevators6 plus one wheelchair lift
Design and construction
ArchitectMinoru 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