The Rookery Building

209 S LaSalle St (at Adams St), Chicago, IL 60604, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • None
  • Mon
    • 8:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 7:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 8:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 7:00 AM–7:00 PM
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  • Jeremy G.

    Built in 1888 by Chicago architectural office of Burnham and Root the twelve story Rookery is considered the oldest standing high-rise in Chicago. The lobby was remodeled in 1905 by Frank L. Wright

    Jeremy Green · August 9, 2010
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  • Melissa B.

    Go up the spiral staircase and look down - it's awesome!

    Melissa Balsan · July 8, 2012
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  • Cindy B.

    Free 30 min tour on Monday and Friday!

    Cindy Bolf · April 11, 2011
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  • Wendy D. C.

    Must take the tour to see the staircase unless you know someone who works in the building

    Wendy D. Calvert · April 12, 2013
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  • Drew F.

    This is the oldest standing high-rise in town.

    Drew Frey · September 9, 2012
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  • Ira S.

    Frank Lloyd did the right thing here

    Ira Serkes · April 8, 2011
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  • Filmsquare

    The exterior of The Rookery Building stood in as the police station which housed Eliot Ness's Treasury agents in The Untouchables (1987).

    Filmsquare · September 14, 2013
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  • Simon & Schuster M.

    One of the few remaining Chicago “skyscrapers” from the end of the 19th century, author Dominic Smith features this wonderful building in his novel BRIGHT AND DISTANT SHORES http://bit.ly/oM5tmC

    Simon & Schuster Manager · August 24, 2011
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  • Jane C.

    Birds uses to nest inside of the walls - that's why it's called the Rookery

    Jane Cummins · May 21, 2011
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  • Peter D.

    Check out a full 360 panning tour of the Rookery lobby. Read more

    Peter Dykstra · March 11, 2014
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  • ANTHONY P.

    Some more of my backyard...what's yours?

    ANTHONY PARRA · July 2, 2013
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  • Amanda A.

    The police HQ of Eliot Ness in The Untouchables.

    Amanda Aggen · March 7, 2013
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  • Vitaliy V.

    Art of Imagination does amazing work here for weddings and events.

    Vitaliy Vladimirov · April 14, 2012
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  • Jeff P.

    security won't let you set up a tripod in the interior! Boo!!!

    Jeff Parry · September 19, 2011
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