Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Chicago City Hall Tour

29 August 2007, Chicago
Chicago City Hall     As part of the IIT's studio project’s initial research and site study period a field visit was undertaken of the Chicago City Hall. The tour included a presentation on tall buildings in the context of Chicago from Sam Assefa, Director of Policy for the Department of Planning and Development. This visit also included a tour of Chicago City Hall’s incredible green roof, designed to reduce the urban heat island effect.

Picture Gallery
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Presentation by Sam Assefa
   Students on Tour
     Students on Tour
     View North
R.R. Donnelley Building   Three First National Plaza in Background
   View West
    View East   Chicago Title & Trust in Background
View South

View Southwest

  Thompson Center's Crown in Background
  View South