About John Hancock Center

Iconic Address

John Hancock Center

Since its completion in 1970, JOHN HANCOCK CENTER stands as the pre-eminent address for local, national and international business. With its significant architecture, solid steel foundation and captivating views of four states, JOHN HANCOCK CENTER's iconic presence in Chicago's skyline serves to amplify the profiles of the diverse and important businesses within its fold. Nowhere but JOHN HANCOCK CENTER has such a distinguished address.

Extraordinary Location

JOHN HANCOCK CENTER prevails as the gateway to Chicago's diverse business districts and has long been the epicenter of the thriving mixed-use environments of Chicago's Gold Coast, River North and Streeterville neighborhoods. With its exciting live/work surroundings, its access to the CTA and major expressways, and the ubiquitous retail, restaurants and entertainment within its reach, JOHN HANCOCK CENTER is the premier address where businesses, and their employees, can have it all.

Unparalleled Sophistication

The stunning black exterior of JOHN HANCOCK CENTER is matched in class by its state-of-the-art office space, advanced technologies and first-rate security that exceed the demands of the 21st century. Business owners have access to the systems, facilities and amenities that drive their business, and promote a dynamic work environment.

John Hancock Center - At a Glance

  • Designed by Skidmore Owings and Merrill
  • Completed in 1970
  • 897,000 SF of Class A commercial office space
  • 172,000 SF of dynamic retailers including Best Buy, The North Face, Hanig's Footwear, The Cheesecake Factory and The Signature Room
  • Home of the world-renown tourist attraction, John Hancock Observatory
  • 34,000 SF of TV and radio broadcast facilities/antennae
  • 700 Privately-owned Luxury Residential Condominiums
  • 710-car public parking garage