300 North LaSalle — 2011 Global Award for Excellence Winner

300 North LaSalle

About 300 North Lasalle

Developer: Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Owner: KBSII 300 North LaSalle, LLC
Architect: Pickard Chilton
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Why 300 North LaSalle

Developed by Hines and designed by the internationally recognized firm Pickard Chilton, the 60-story, 1.3 million-square-foot building continues the extraordinary tradition of exceptional Chicago architecture. Rising 800 feet from the Chicago River, 300 North LaSalle, among the city’s tallest buildings, offers 200 feet of frontage along the river, featuring an outdoor plaza with seating and a large waterfront café. Other building amenities include a three-level 225-car garage, cafe, fitness center, conference center, and bank. As a certified LEED-CS Gold development, the tower is extremely energy efficient. Its façade is clad in richly articulated glass and stainless steel, maximizing the introduction of daylight and minimizing solar gain. The building has had extraordinary success in attracting tenants, as evidenced by its 96% leased status.

300 North LaSalle

300 North LaSalle

The tower rises to 775 feet, making it one of the city€'s tallest buildings.

  • Site placement maximizes southern exposure for public garden while minimizing solar gain on east & west facades
  • Innovative river water cooling system eliminates cooling towers and chemicals and greatly reduces energy use
  • Use of river barges during construction to remove excavated material and to deliver and remove equipment
  • Half-acre riverfront public plaza provides new amenity to building tenants and the surrounding neighborhood
  • Certified LEED-CS Gold for sustainable strategies such as 50% green roof, river water cooling & regional materials

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