Aqua (skyscraper)

skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois

Aqua is a skyscraper in Chicago, United States. It is 250 meters (819 feet) tall and has 82 floors. It was built in 2009 and is one of the tallest buildings in the world and the 13th tallest building in Chicago. It was designed by Jeanne Gang.

Aqua
Aqua Tower Chicago.jpg
Aqua (skyscraper) is located in Chicago metropolitan area
Aqua (skyscraper)
Location within Chicago metropolitan area
Aqua (skyscraper) is located in Illinois
Aqua (skyscraper)
Aqua (skyscraper) (Illinois)
Aqua (skyscraper) is located in the United States
Aqua (skyscraper)
Aqua (skyscraper) (the United States)
General information
StatusComplete
TypeHotel
Residential
Retail
Office
Architectural styleContemporary architecture
LocationChicago, Illinois Google Maps Location
Address225 N. Columbus Drive
Coordinates41°53′11″N 87°37′12″W / 41.8865°N 87.6201°W / 41.8865; -87.6201Coordinates: 41°53′11″N 87°37′12″W / 41.8865°N 87.6201°W / 41.8865; -87.6201
Construction started2007
Completed2009
CostUS$300 million
OwnerAqua Realty Holdings LLC
Height261.8 m (859 ft)
Technical details
Floor count82
5 below ground
Floor area1,990,635 sq ft (184,936.0 m2)
Lifts/elevators24
Design and construction
ArchitectDesign: Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects; Architect of Record: James Loewenberg of Loewenberg & Assoc.
DeveloperMagellan Development Group
Structural engineerMagnusson Klemencic Associates
Main contractorJames McHugh Construction Co
Other information
Number of units747: Apartments
334: Hotel
References
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  1. "Aqua". CTBUH Skyscraper Center. 
  2. Aqua at Emporis 
  3. "Aqua". SkyscraperPage.  
  4. Aqua at Structurae

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