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Area Amenities

Located one block from the Magnificent Mile with abundant dining, retail and entertainment options.


  1. Cityfront Cafe
  2. espressamente illy
  3. Starbucks
  4. Bellwether
  5. Shula’s Steakhouse
  6. Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse
  7. Yolk
  8. Volare
  9. Texas de Brazil
  10. Bandera
  11. Purple Pig
  12. Lizzie McNeill’s


  1. AMC River East 21
  2. Lucky Strike Lanes
  3. Navy Pier
  4. LA Fitness
  5. Planet Fitness


  1. Intercontinental
  2. Sheraton Hotel Chicago & Towers
  3. The Gwen
  4. Hyatt Regency
  5. Swissotel
  6. Trump International Hotel & Tower
  7. Marriott
  8. Embassy Suites Hotel
  9. Loews Hotel


  1. Whole Foods
  2. Walgreens
  3. Magnificent Mile shopping (Shops at Northbridge, Water Tower Place, 900 Shops)
  4. Target


  • Grand Red Line stop
  • Over 20 CTA bus routes within 1 block of NBC Tower, along Michigan Avenues and Wacker Drive; including 2 express bus routes to Metra Rail Stations
  • Water Taxi stops ()

On-Site Amenities

Conference Center

  • Board Room Half Day – $175 (4hrs or less)
  • Board Room Full Day – $250 (more than 4hrs)
  • Training Room Half Day – $225 (4hrs or less)
  • Training Room Full Day – $325 (more than 4hrs)
  • Board Room accommodates 16+ individuals
  • Training Room accommodates 14 to 38 individuals
  • Two rooms with flexible uses
  • Caterer-friendly kitchen
  • Advanced user-friendly Audio Video technology
  • Lake, river and city views

Fitness Facility

  • Tenants only, reasonable rates
  • Showers, lockers, towel service
  • Flat-screen television monitors
  • State-of-the-art Precor equipment

To learn more, contact the management office (312-222-9611).

Conference Center Reservation Form
Fitness Center Application and Agreement

On-Site Restaurants

Cityfront Café

Phone: 312 374 1169

Open Monday–Friday: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Espressamente Illy

Phone: 312 374 1169

Open Monday–Friday: 6:30am - 6:30pm

Concierge Services

Exclusively for your use, we provide complete corporate and personal support through our worldwide network of business, entertainment and leisure vendors. We can help with any request from the ordinary to the exceptional!

Corporate Gifts

From cigars, lobsters, champagne and steaks, to Tiffany or Waterford. We can find that perfect gift to thank someone for a referral, closing the deal, or for saving the day!

Corporate Events & Catering

Let us plan your next event, from dinner for four or four hundred to weekly breakfast or lunch meetings. Need a special outing aboard a private boat? We can handle everything down to the smallest detail.


Whether you need a reservation to that booked restaurant, or an evening event planned for that special client, we can arrange it all!

Flowers & Balloons

Celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or send a special thank you with an arrangement of fresh flowers or a balloon bouquet.

Gift Baskets

We offer a variety of gift baskets at all price points!

Limousine Service

For virtually any city around the globe. Just check with us for pricing and availability!


Whether you need theater, sporting, or concert tickets, we are your connection! Even when the event is otherwise considered sold out!


Operated by Legacy Parking

  • Premier parking for our tenants and their guests. Offering competitive rates for both daily and monthly parkers
  • Located off Illinois Street at the intersection of North St. Clair and North Water Streets, one block from the Magnificent Mile
  • On-site car wash and detailing, windshield wash service, complimentary windshield cleaning solution, complimentary battery starting service and tire inflating services
  • Oversized vehicles permitted with prior approval; please call 312-464-0033.

In addition to the building garage, we offer convenient off-street parking at our surface lot (201 E. Illinois) located on the corner of Illinois Street and Columbus Drive, just north of NBC Tower.

NBC Tower
455 N. Cityfront

Capacity 232
Self-Park/Valet Self-Park
Garage/Lot Garage

Visitor Rates

0–60 Minutes $21
1–2 Hours $27
2–3 Hours $34
3–12 Hours $38
12–24 Hours $42

Additional Rates

Monthly Parking Rate $289
Early Bird^ $18

^Early Bird
In between 5:30am and 9:00am, out between 2:00pm and 7:00pm / Mon. – Fri.

201 E. Illinois -
Public Parking Lot

Capacity 242
Self-Park/Valet Self-Park
Garage/Lot Lot

Visitor Rates

0–30 Minutes $10
30–60 Minutes $21
1–2 Hours $27
2–3 Hours $34
3–12 Hours $38
12-24 Hours $42

Additional Rates

Monthly Parking Rate $260
Early Bird** $16
Evening Special*** $20
Weekend Special**** $25

**Early Bird
In between 4:00am and 9:00am, out before 7:00pm / 5 Hour Minimum Stay Required

***Evening Special
In After 5:00pm, Out By 1:00am / Mon. – Fri.

****Weekend Special
In after 5:00pm, Out By 1:00am / Sat. – Sun. PER DAY.

219/225 E. North Water St. – NBC Tower Visitor Parking Lot

Capacity 248
Self-Park/Valet Self-Park
Garage/Lot Lot

Visitor Rates

0–30 Minutes $10
30–60 Minutes $21
1–2 Hours $27
2–3 Hours $34
3–12 Hours $38
12-24 Hours $42

Additional Rates

Monthly Parking Rate $250
Early Bird** $16

**Early Bird
In between 4:00am and 9:00am, out before 7:00pm / 5 Hour Minimum Stay Required

Building Directions | Parking Garage Directions


Managed Telecom Services

NBC Tower takes telecommunications seriously offering multiple service providers to handle your specific needs. Multiple riser closets on each floor are professionally managed and organized to handle all tenant cabling requirements expeditiously. Reaching 627 feet above ground, NBC Tower makes a great platform in the central core of Chicago for wireless radio services, broadcast satellites and links, and internet radio service.

All telecom services are fully managed and monitored by expert professionals. NBC Tower retains ExteNet Systems, Inc. as its full time telecommunications manager, overseeing all telecom services and facility installations, while also retaining IMG for riser cable management and installation services.

Providers & Services Available :

On-Net Carrier Availability
AT&T Cogent Comcast Level 3 RCN Windstream XO Communications
Infrastructure Fiber

Service Highlights

Cloud Ready

NBC Tower is a cloud-ready building offering multiple service options for tenants, including: Printing Services, Disaster Recovery, Email Hosting, Virtual Desktops, Data Backups and Infrastructure as a Service.

Local Data Centers

Tenants have access to local data centers at NBC Tower.

Enhanced Reliability

NBC Tower offers multiple diverse and redundant carrier options for improved reliability.

Scalability & Flexibility

Connectivity that can support changing business needs.

Carrier & Technology Consulting Services

IMG will provide tenants with installation timeframes and procedures based on Carrier or Service provider. IMG works with tenants to design solutions around installation timeframes – even with short intervals.

Contact IMG

Technology Concierge Services are available for all tenants in the building. IMG and dedicated service providers can help tenants:

  • Order telecom and broadband services and hold Carriers accountable for pricing, service levels and installation timeframes
  • Review VoIP and premise-based phone systems options
  • Design and install IT infrastructure
  • Review Telecom, Cloud and Broadband options available
  • Give tenants dedicated Sales and Solution Specialist contact information for many of the providers

Telecom Contacts

For additional information on the telecom capabilities at NBC Tower, contact:

  • Property Management Office: (312) 222-9611
  • Telecommunications Manager (ExteNet Systems, Inc.): (214) 231-3344
  • Riser Closet Manager (IMG): Phone Number Coming

Magnificent Mile

With four shopping centers, world-renowned boutiques and locally acclaimed designers, Chicago's Magnificent Mile area is a shopper's paradise. After you've shopped 'til you dropped, enjoy a moment to revive and replenish at one of our superb restaurants. Once refreshed, take some time to see Chicago's famous skyline from a birds-eye view, or catch a star at any one of the theater performances in area venues. You'll undoubtedly find you can't squeeze all the fun into one day, so plan to spend a night, a weekend, or an entire week exploring the Magnificent Mile at one of our exceptional hotels.

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