Chicago Skyline Quiz

Answer these questions about the skyline of Chicago.
The official height of a building includes spires and permanent, ornamental structures, but not antennas or other removable aspects.
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Last updated: October 22, 2018
First submittedOctober 17, 2018
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This building is the tallest in the city designed by a women.
Aqua
... but will soon be surpassed by this building.
Vista Tower
Both of the above buildings were designed by what architect?
Jeanne Gang
What became the tallest marble-clad building when it was completed?
Aon Center
Despite a church in Germany being the official tallest church, this building, used as a church and as offices, is taller.
Chicago Temple Building
This building has the largest atrium in the city.
James R. Thomson Center
This set of buildings contains the sixth tallest in the city and a building that had the tallest roof upon completion.
Prudential Plaza
What is the tallest residential building in Chicago?
The Legacy at Millenium Park
What is the tallest building not in the community areas of the Loop and Near North Side?
One Museum Park
This neo-Gothic building has stone from many famous buildings on the outside.
Tribune Tower
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This building is the only skyscraper east of Lake Shore Drive.
Lake Point Tower
This building, which is curved so that it is larger at the bottom than the top, is the tallest inside of the "L" Train Loop.
Chase Tower
When it opened, it was the largest building in the world.
Merchandise Mart
This building is famous for being one of the only buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire.
Water Tower
The Rookery Building, designed by Daniel Burnham, was renovated by what other architect?
Frank Lloyd Wright
This architect has designed many Chicago buildings, including most of the college IIT.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
This touristy pier is the site of Chicago's main Ferris Wheel.
Navy Pier
The John Hancock Center contains what observation deck?
360 Chicago
The Sears Tower (now Willis Tower) was the first building to use what architectural structure?
Bundled Tube Structure
What small, man made inlet is just north of the the eastern Chicago River?
Ogden Slip
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