ADVISORY/Chicago Landmark Office Tower Officially Renamed Aon Center During Unveiling Ceremony.News/Assignment Writers
ADVISORY...for Thursday Thursday: see week. (Dec. 30)
WHAT: The Amoco Building officially will be renamed the Aon Center during a sign unveiling ceremony that proceeds the City of Chicago's millennium festivities. WHEN: Aon Center Unveiling Ceremony Thursday, December 30, 1999 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Aon Center 200 East Randolph (Southwest corner of the building, at Stetson and Randolph) WHO: Aon Corporation executives John Roskopf and Dave Mischler will unveil the new Aon Center signs at 200 East Randolph. BACKGROUND: Built in 1972, Aon Center is the second tallest office building in the city of Chicago. The 2.4-million-square-foot tower is 80 stories tall and features a white granite exterior. The Aon Center is owned by BRE-Randolph LLC, an affiliate of the Blackstone Group, and is the new headquarters for the Aon Corporation, the anchor tenant of the property. Approximately 1,800 Aon Corporation employees are scheduled to occupy the Aon Center effective September 2001.
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