James R. Thompson Center (formerly the State of Illinois Center)--page 2 (of two pages)

Helmut Jahn

Views of the atrium

Floors of this multi-purpose building wrap around a large cylindrical atrium which extends upward to a slanted skylight. The glass elevators are enclosed in cubicles that project into the atrium.

Looking toward the entrance

The painted aluminum sculpture, entitled Bridgeport by Chicago artist John Henry was comissionied for the foyer of the building. (See additional views above and below.)

Left: Bridgeport by Chicago artist John Henry; center and right: views from the lobby down to the basement level

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