Chase Tower (formerly known as the Bank One Tower)

Hugh Stubbins
1990
(when first planned, it would have been American Fletcher Tower--that company was sold before the tower was built)


With 48 floors of office space (not to mention the two spires), this is the tallest skyscraper in Indiana. It is also the tallest in the Midwest if one excludes Chicago and Cleveland. Counting the spires, it is 830 ft (253 m). One spire serves as a communications antenna, while the other is solely decorative. The elegant building is faced with granite.

 

Above: views from the east; this row: view from the west

The pyramidal top gives the building a striking skyline identity and characterizes the building as post-modern, rather than typically modern with the more usual flat top and repetitive glass curtain wall.






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