Basic Site Details

Name: Chicago Tribune Tower
Town, district or village: Chicago
City or county: Illinois
Country: United States of America
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Notes: Competition won by Hood & Howells (Raymond M Hood and John Mead Howells). Over 260 entries in total.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Office(?)  
Item 2 of 2Tower  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21922 Competition held 
Item 2 of 219221925Construction 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 7James Salmon & Son / James Salmon FRIBAArchitectural practiceA1922 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 2 of 7James Salmon (junior)ArchitectA1922 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 3 of 7David Bateman HuttonArchitectB1922 Received honourable mention, though did not win competition
Item 4 of 7Hutton & TaylorArchitectural practiceB1922 Received honourable mention, though did not win competition
Item 5 of 7Thomas Lumsden TaylorArchitectB1922 Received honourable mention, though did not win competition
Item 6 of 7Alexander Alban Hamilton Scott (or Archibald Alban Hamilton Scott, or Augustine Alban Hamilton Scott)ArchitectC1922 Unsuccessful competition design - in collaboration with John A W Grant
Item 7 of 7John Alexander William GrantArchitect, Architectural practiceC1922 Unsuccessful competition design - in collaboration with Alexander A H Scott


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2O'Donnell, Raymond2003The life and work of James Salmon architect, 1873-1924 Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp138
Item 2 of 2Saliga, Pauline A (ed)1990The Sky's The Limit: A Century of Chicago Skyscrapers New York: Rizzolipp 109-11

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA JournalOctober 1944 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Taylor