Tribune Tower, the iconic headquarters of the Chicago Tribune, is on the market.
Tribune Media, the owner of the 36-story Michigan Avenue landmark “has hired real estate investment banker Eastdil Secured to explore an outright sale or partnership,” the Chicago Tribune’s Robert Channick reported Thursday:
Built in 1925, Tribune Tower was designed by New York architects Raymond Hood and John Mead Howells, who won a contest held by Chicago Tribune co-publishers Robert R. McCormick and Joseph Patterson to create the newspaper’s headquarters.
Reports of the tower’s potential sale have circulated before. In 2006, a company spokesperson shot down rumors that the building was on the market amid the company’s $2 billion share buyback plan. Read more