300 East Randolph

Tempered Glass & Narrow Stile

Five-time recipient of BOMA’s Office Building of the Year TOBY Award and three-time winner of BOMA’s North Central Region TOBY Award, 300 East Randolph is comprised of an estimated 8,000 pieces of structural steel and 12,000 yards of concrete. Directly centered at its base are Ellison balanced doors that provide a marquee entrance to this 57-story Chicago wonder.

Officially called the Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower, the entrance to this immense structure features narrow stile tempered glass doors. The glass façade that covers the exterior needed a fitting entryway that matched its aesthetic. The central Ellison double-doorway, located between two revolving

Project Details

Completion Date: October 1998
Project #: 9070
Architect: Lohan Associates
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Mark A. Graves

Ellison Bronze has lost an outstanding leader. Those of us who have been fortunate to know and work with Mark have also lost a dear friend. Mark’s tremendous impact on Ellison Bronze will be felt for generations to come, as his spirit of excellence, innovation, and teamwork continues to guide Ellison Bronze into the future.

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