The Parkshore

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The Parkshore
2008-05-25 The Parkshore edit1.jpg
General information
StatusComplete
TypeResidential
Address195 North Harbor Drive, Chicago, Illinois
CountryUnited States
Coordinates41°53′8.49″N 87°36′52.90″W / 41.8856917°N 87.6146944°W / 41.8856917; -87.6146944Coordinates: 41°53′8.49″N 87°36′52.90″W / 41.8856917°N 87.6146944°W / 41.8856917; -87.6146944
CompletedOctober 1991
OpenedApril 1, 1991 (1991-04-01)
Height
Roof556 ft (169 m)
Technical details
Floor count56
Floor area945,997 sq ft (87,886.0 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectBarancik Conte
DeveloperAmurcon Development
Structural engineerAlfred Benesch & Company
Main contractorPower Construction Company
Other information
Parking371 spaces

The Parkshore is a 556 ft (169m) tall skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. It was completed in 1991 and has 56 floors. Barancik Conte designed the building, which is the 53rd tallest in Chicago. The pool on the 56th floor is the highest outdoor pool in Chicago.

Position in Chicago's skyline[edit]

311 South WackerWillis TowerChicago Board of Trade Building111 South WackerAT&T Corporate CenterKluczynski Federal BuildingCNA CenterChase TowerThree First National PlazaMid-Continental PlazaRichard J. Daley CenterChicago Title and Trust Center77 West WackerPittsfield BuildingLeo Burnett BuildingThe Heritage at Millennium ParkCrain Communications BuildingIBM PlazaOne Prudential PlazaTwo Prudential PlazaAon CenterBlue Cross and Blue Shield Tower340 on the ParkPark TowerOlympia Centre900 North Michigan875 North Michigan AvenueWater Tower PlaceHarbor PointThe ParkshoreNorth Pier ApartmentsLake Point TowerJay Pritzker PavilionBuckingham FountainLake MichiganLake MichiganLake MichiganThe skyline of a city with many large skyscrapers; in the foreground is a green park and a lake with many sailboats moored on it. Over 30 of the skyscrapers and some park features are labeled.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Parkshore at Emporis
  • "The Parkshore". SkyscraperPage.