JOHN HANCOCK CENTER | CHICAGO, IL
Including its two antennas, the John Hancock Center has a height of 1,500 feet (457.2 m), making it the fourth highest building in Chicago and the thirty-third tallest building in the world when measured to pinnacle height. The observation deck elevators in the John Hancock Center, were manufactured by Otis, and travel 96 floors at a top speed of 1,800 ft/min (20.5 mph).
The observatory is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers. It has won various awards for its distinctive style, including the Distinguished Architects Twenty-five Year Award from the American Institute of Architects in May 1999.
Project type: Skyscraper
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Client: John Hancock Center
Lighting Designer: n/a
Architect: Fazlur Rahman Khan & Bruce Graham