The Franklin Chicago | Commercial Real Estate Chicago | Tishman Speyer


Properties / North America / WI, IL / Illinois

The Top Line

2,514,433 sq. ft.
LEED® Silver for Existing Buildings™

222 West Adams Street
227 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL

The Franklin

The Franklin consists of two separate properties, 222 West Adams Street and 227 West Monroe Street, located in the heart of Chicago’s West Loop.

227 West Monroe Street was constructed in 1989, with construction of 222 West Adams Street following in 1992. 227 West Monroe rises 60 stories with below-grade parking, totaling a rentable area of 2,514,433 square feet with floor plates varying in size from 36,000 square feet (floors 2–15), 28,500 square feet (floors 17–28), 25,500 square feet (floors 29–43), and 22,500 square feet (floors 44 and above). 222 West Adams stands 34 stories tall with below-grade parking, consisting of a rentable area of 929,300 square feet with floor plates varying in size from 36,000 square feet (floors 2–15), 28,500 square feet (floors 17–27), and 22,000 square feet (floors 28 and above). 227 West Monroe and 222 West Adams were designed by the world-renowned, Chicago-based architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

Amenities at The Franklin complex include a 24-hour lobby attendant, concierge services, a shoe shine/leather repair service, a sundry shop, a cell phone provider, a florist, a conference center, two restaurants, a fitness club offering discounted memberships, a jewelry boutique, a banking facility, a coffee shop and a copy/print center.

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Located in the heart of the West Loop, The Franklin has long been admired for its architectural significance and distinguished tenant roster. With elegant details and unparalleled amenities, this complex is truly in a class of its own. Tishman Speyer’s ownership ensures that our tenants enjoy the thoughtful service and personal attention their businesses command. This iconic skyscraper is a Class A experience that merits its motto, “Where Success and Opportunity Meet.”

Key Details

  • Two separate buildings located in Chicago’s West Loop
  • 350 indoor, heated valet parking spaces in the complex
  • 24-hour lobby attendant
  • Concierge services
  • On-site sundry shop, florist, fitness club, jewelry boutique, coffee shop, cell phone provider, copy center and banking facility
  • Two on-site restaurants
  • Easily accessible


LEED® Silver for Existing Buildings™ LEED® Silver for Commercial Interiors™: The Franklin Spec Suite Project

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