New York Life Insurance Building, Chicago

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New York Life Insurance Building, Chicago

The New York Life Insurance Building is a 14 story building at 39 South LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois. It was designed by William Le Baron Jenney and completed in 1894. In 2002, the building was given a preliminary landmark status.

Future

Preservation Chicago has considered the building one of Chicago's most threatened in 2006. In June of that year a company submitted an application to the Chicago Plan Commission including plans to renovate the structure and build 29 South LaSalle, an adjacent 51 story office building.

Building Activity

  • OpenBuildings
    OpenBuildings updated a digital reference
    about 5 years ago via Annotator
  • OpenBuildings
    OpenBuildings updated a digital reference and added a digital reference
    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com