Raymond Hood and John Howells won the 1922 competition to design an office tower for the Chicago Tribune. The tower was completed in 1925, employing limestone cladding on a steel frame built to model the Cathedral of Rouen’s Butter Tower. Gothic Revival elements surround the top of the tower and the base of the building.
Scope of work
- A critical inspection was performed on the 25th-35th floors of the tower.
- Annotated elevations, electronic AutoCAD files and photographs comprised the project deliverables.
- The Chicago Tribune