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  Chicago's Aon Center
The Aon Center (formerly the Amoco Building) is one of the tallest in the world (1973, 1136 feet).
The Aon Center has a gleaming white appearance that comes from its granite cladding.
Here is a reflection of the Aon Center where the distortion of the top is extreme.
home.xnet.com /~jkelley/VirtualTours.fldr/VirtualChicago.fldr/Aon.fldr/Aon.html   (323 words)

  
  Chicago, Illinois - Places by Robert D. West
OF ROBERT D. Chicago, Illinois is the third largest city in the United States, with a population of 2.8 million people in the actual city of Chicago, and nearly 10 million in the entire metro area.
Chicago is the county seat of Cook County.
Chicago was incorporated as a town on August 12, 1833, with a population of 350.
people.msoe.edu /~westr/chicago.htm   (817 words)

  
 Aon Center (Chicago)
Based in Chicago and New York, Edelman has some 350 employees on four floors of the Aon Center, Chicago’s second-tallest building, in the East Loop.
The Aon Center in Chicago was completed in 1972.
In the early 1980s, the lights in selective offices in the building were turned on to form a huge cross in the Christmas season.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/a/ao/aon_center__chicago_.html   (248 words)

  
 AON Center (Amoco Building), Chicago building-landmark from Chicago Traveler
The AON Center (previously known as the Amoco Building) was designed by Perkins and Will and Edward Stone.
Aon Center was known for a long time as the Amoco Building and before that as the Standard Oil Building (or affectionately as "Big Stan").
Chicago Traveler is a private enterprise, not affiliated with the City of Chicago.
www.chicagotraveler.com /attractions/amoco-building-aon-center.html   (226 words)

  
 GoChicago.com - The Official Chicago & Illinois Tourist Office Website
After the fire, Chicago was a blank slate and the city reinvented itself as the great modern metropolis it is today.
Sears Tower - Constructed in 1974 by the Chicago firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the Sears Tower is a triumph of ingenuity and innovation.
Chicago Architecture Foundation/ArchiCenter - The CAF is the foremost expert on Chicago architecture, offering more than 70 different tours—on foot, by bus, or on a boat cruise down the Chicago River.
www.gochicago.com /architecture   (708 words)

  
 www.chicgophotography.com
chicago skylines  -  featuring the shedd aquarium, the monroe street harbor and the chicago skyline complete from the sears tower to the aon center, chicago, il  -  2001
chicago skylines  -  featuring the wrigley building, the chicago river and the north michigan avenue bridge during the "2002 festival of lights" show, chicago, il  -  2002
chicago skylines  -  michigan avenue facing south from randolph street, the millennium park ice rink sits empty in the foreground, chicago, il  -  2002
howedigitalphotography.homestead.com /chicago_skylines.html   (215 words)

  
 Ken Papai - Chicago photos - 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chicago skyline skyscrapers at dusk, the evening of May 18, 2004.
The most prominent building here is the Aon Center (formerly the Standard Oil (Amoco) building) built in 1974 and has 82 floors.
Chicago skyline skyscrapers in evening of May 19, 2004.
www.kenpapai.com /images/chicago.html   (217 words)

  
 Aon Center, Chicago, Illinois (Edward Durell Stone & Associates) - American Architecture
The Aon Center (formerly the Amoco Building, Standard Oil Building or "Big Stan" as the building was often called) is one of the tallest in the world at 1136 feet and 83 floors.
Not many years ago it was the tallest building in Chicago - from 1973 to 1974 until it was surpassed by the Sears Tower.
When the building was originally built, it was the world's tallest marble clad building.
usa.archiseek.com /illinois/chicago/aon_centre.html   (207 words)

  
 Aon Center (Chicago) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Aon Center (200 East Randolph Street) in Chicago was designed by architect Edward Durell Stone and completed in 1972.
In early 2003, the Aon Center was sold for $465,000,000.
Aon is the building’s largest tenant (technically a sub-tenant of BP).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aon_Center_(Chicago)   (337 words)

  
 Photo Gallery - Peoria - Chicago - Illinois - May 2006
Chicago is the largest city in the Midwestern U.S. state of Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States.
In 1998, the City of Chicago officially opened the Museum Campus, a 10 acre lakefront park surrounding three of the city's main museums: the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Shedd Aquarium.
Chicago has the tallest building in the United States, the Sears Tower, and many slightly shorter buildings, almost all in the Loop or along North Michigan Avenue.
www.personal.psu.edu /jmf414/photos_chicago.html   (748 words)

  
 Aon Center, Chicago
Before a postmodernization in the 1990's the plaza was a secluded space with two groves of locust trees flanking a reflecting pool with the Bertoia sculpture.
Wells Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. acquired Aon Center from The Blackstone Group for $475 million during the week ending May 10th 2003.
Aon Center is the only regular "box-shaped" building in the world over 300 meters tall.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/bu/?id=aoncenter-chicago-il-usa   (414 words)

  
 Loyola University Chicago:Loyola and Chicagotext/vnd.merant.contribution+xml
Three of the world's tallest buildings are located in Chicago: Sears Tower, AON Center and John Hancock Center.
Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is the largest free zoo in the country.
Chicago is home to one of the largest and most diversified economies in the world, providing students with countless internship and career options.
www.luc.edu /about/chicago.shtml   (1050 words)

  
 Aon Center :: 200 East Randolph, Chicago, Illinois, United States :: Glass Steel and Stone
W ell known in Chicagoland, but not so well known elsewhere, the Aon Center is the quiet, dignified supertall in the Chicago skyline.
The Chicago Tribune reports that although building officials say there is no danger, additional steel plates are welded to the columns in question.
I think it would be cool if they put another AON center right next to it to pay tribute to the WTC center.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /BuildingDetail/625.php   (1072 words)

  
 1973 Sears Tower-- World's Tallest Building Until 1996
Chicago became home to the world's tallest building in 1973 when the Sears Tower was topped off.
On July 10, 1997, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat met in Chicago to announce new standards with four categories for measuring tall buildings.
**The twin World Trade Center towers, New York, 110 stories, 1368 feet, ranked 5 and 6 at the time of their destruction by terrorist attack on September 11, 2001.
www.chipublib.org /004chicago/timeline/searstower.html   (232 words)

  
 Aon Center, Chicago: 14th tallest building in the world
Aon Center, Chicago: 14th tallest building in the world
- the original Italian marble facade didn't endure the harsh Chicago winters for very long:
This personal use does NOT include using the pictures on other web sites.
www.skyscraperpicture.com /aoncenter.htm   (231 words)

  
 Offer on table for Aon Center | Crain's Chicago Business
The Aon Center, located in the east Loop at 200 E. Randolph St., was put on the market last fall and attracted interest from buyers including billionaire oilman Marvin Davis and Jamestown, a German real estate investment fund that made a preemptive offer to buy the property, sources said.
If the sale goes through, the Aon Center would be another in a slew of downtown office buildings that have changed hands in the last year.
About 91% of the Aon Center, formerly known as the Amoco Building, is leased.
www.chicagobusiness.com /cgi-bin/news.pl?id=7985   (470 words)

  
 NY firm to build Signature Tower - Nashville, Tennessee - Wednesday, 07/19/06 - Tennessean.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Turner previously built the 1,671-foot Taipei 101, currently the world's tallest building, as well as skyscrapers in Houston, Chicago and Los Angeles.
The company recently finished 1180 Peachtree, a 41-story reinforced concrete tower in Atlanta, and is now working on Burj Dubai, a tower in the United Arab Emirates that will stand 2,313 feet in height.
Gum was at center of twins' fatal fight
www.tennessean.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060719/BUSINESS02/607190378/1045   (372 words)

  
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At 1,136 feet, the 83 story Aon Center is the 2nd tallest building in Chicago after the
Designed by architect Edward Stone, the Aon Center is dominated by the vertical.
However, the Aon Center's closest relative is Toronto's First Canadian Place, which was also designed by Stone.
www.skyscrapermodels.us /models/Aon_Center_CHI.html   (210 words)

  
 The Art Institute of Chicago: Project Team
Projects currently in progress are: the Woodruff Arts Center expansion in Atlanta, the new California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, the New York Times Building, the renovation of the Morgan Library and expansion of the Whitney Museum in New York City, and the expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Headquartered in Chicago, Rise is proud of its work with such Chicago institutions as the University of Chicago, the Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
Turner’s portfolio of recently completed Chicago projects includes the adaptive reuse of Soldier Field, Boeing’s new world headquarters, Shedd Aquarium renovations, the University of Chicago’s new graduate school of business, University Center Chicago, AON headquarters, and the ABN AMRO plaza.
www.artic.edu /aic/aboutus/newbuilding/projectteam.html   (928 words)

  
 TowerStream Broadband Wireless ISP for T1 Internet Access Service in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles - WiMAX Forum member
The company's addition to their existing network, which also includes the Aon Center, will bring reliable broadband to businesses via a wireless ring high above the city's skyline.
The John Hancock Center PoP will grow TowerStream's Chicago network established in March 2004, making faster and cheaper broadband service available to more business customers.
The company is the first carrier selected to join the WiMAX Forum to assist leading vendors such as Intel, Alvarion, Fujitsu, Aperto Networks and Proxim in establishing industry compliance with international broadband wireless access standards and cross-vendor interoperability.
www.towerstream.com /content.asp?pc:29   (715 words)

  
 Aon Center || Chicago Uncommon Photos, Photographs, Pictures by Dawn Mikulich
Purchased prints may not be scanned or duplicated in any manner.
If you would like to use a Chicago Uncommon image for another purpose or would like to purchase a digital image file, please contact us regarding licensing rates.
Chicago Uncommon is a division of Dawn M Photography
chicagouncommon.com /photography/gallery/552/index.php   (289 words)

  
 PSU Chicago Alumni Association Homepage
The Community Service Committee is once again helping to support the annual "Step Up for Kids" taking place Sunday, February 8, 2004 in the Aon Center downtown Chicago.
The event is hosted by K.I.D.S.S. for Kids, a nonprofit, volunteer organization committed to raising funds for Children's Memorial Hospital through the Children's Memorial Foundation.
The United Run for the Zoo is one of the oldest running events in Chicago, growing each year in size and scope.
members.tripod.com /~psu_chicago/service.htm   (472 words)

  
 The World According To Google - satellite pictures of the most interesting places on the World, satellite maps » ...
Soldier Field stadium, Chicago, USA - 0.195 miles (0.314 km)
Merchandise Mart, Chicago, USA - 0.596 miles (0.959 km)
Wrigley Field, Chicago, USA - 1.474 miles (2.372 km)
maps.pomocnik.com /Aon-Center-Chicago-USA   (500 words)

  
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Located at 200 East Randolph St., the 82-story AON Center is one of Chicago's most prestigious office buildings.
The building is the North American headquarters location for several of Chicago's largest companies, including: AON Corp.; national ad agency, DDB Needham; national public relations firm, Edelman Worldwide; and international real estate advisory firm, Jones Lang LaSalle.
Constructed in 1972, AON Center underwent an $80 million exterior renovation in 1992.
www.costar.com /News/Article.aspx?id=691793C155C2FF7206B833391B60FDD6   (226 words)

  
 Chicago Athlete -- Regional News Article
The formal presentation of the "Saucony 26" Man and Woman of the Year will be made at the Endurance Sports Awards on February 4 at Sea World, San Diego, CA.
Of local interest is Bjorn Selander (Alan Factory, Hudson, WI) who placed 7th in the Junior Men's division---and was the highest American finisher.
John Hancock Financial Services announced the return of two-time Olympian Alan Culpepper of Lafayette, CO, for the 110th running of the Boston Marathon, scheduled for Monday, April 17.
www.chicagoaa.com /news/enewsletter2306.html   (396 words)

  
 CPL Amoco Oil Building   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Formerly called the Amoco Oil Building, the 80-story Aon Center was constructed during roughly the same time as the Sears Tower.
The building is the city's second tallest structure and stands 1,136 feet tall.
Compiled by Chicago Municipal Reference Library, City of Chicago
cpl.lib.uic.edu /004chicago/timeline/amoco.html   (57 words)

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