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BUILDING
 
 
Marina City
House of Blues
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DESIGNER
 
 
Bertrand Goldberg

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MATERIALS
 
reinforced concrete

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Illinois
County
Cook
Town
Chicago
Neighborhoods
(08) Near North Side
Address
1300, N. Astor St.
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Multiple dwelling
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Buildings for recreational activities
Theatres
Transport buildings and structures
Garages, car parking, etc.
Vertical architectures
Skyscrapers
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Commercial buildings
Shops
Buildings for recreational activities
Auditoriums and music centres
Transport buildings and structures
Ports, harbour stations, etc.
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1959    
Realisation
1960 - 1964
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AWARDS
 
2016
Historical Landmark
City of Chicago
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
David Schalliol, "Q+A: Iker Gil", Architect 11/2014, november 2014, "Front" p. 34
Igor Marjanovic, Katerina Ruedi Ray, Marina City. Bertrand Goldberg's urban vision, Princeton Architectural Press, New York 2010
Judith Dupré, Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York 1996, pp. 58-59
Abitare 256, luglio-agosto/july-august [Chicago], p. 150 (148-161)
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 664-665 [XII. La terza età itinerarî degli anni cinquanta ottanta]
R.M.E. Diamant, "Bertrand Goldberg, Marina city, Chicago, Etats-Unis / Marina City, Chicago, United States of America", L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui 117, novembre 1964-janvier 1965/november 1964-january 1965, pp. 32-37
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CLIENT
 
 
Dovenmuehle, Inc. - Continental Illinois Bank & Trust Co. (Bank of America)
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 36,000,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 179 (ft. 587)
Floors
60
Consistence
900 apartments
Capacity
theatre 1750 seats
auditorium 700 seats
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Severud-Elstad-Krueger Associates
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STAFF
 
Project
Bertrand Goldberg & Associates
Structural consultant
Severud-Elstad-Krueger Associates
 
 
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