A Reestablished Landmark

Breathing New Life Into a Timeless Classic

542 South Dearborn

Originally built in 1891, 542 S. Dearborn is an 86,000 SF, 14-story office building located in Printers Row. The building is a historical landmark, as it is the oldest surviving work in downtown Chicago designed by the architecture firm Holabird & Roche. Due to the building’s architectural significance, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places and is known as “The Pontiac Building.”


Suite 101 3,200 sq ft
Suite 200 6,264 sq ft
Suite 400 2,115 sq ft
Suite 410 1,667 sq ft
Suite 490 1,565 sq ft
Suite 550 2,271 sq ft
Suite 560 2,059 sq ft
Suite 610 1,515 sq ft
Suite 750 5,085 sq ft
Suite 801 1,555 sq ft
Suite 1100 6,723 sq ft
Suite 1400 6,320 sq ft


542 S Dearborn is located just south of Congress Parkway in the South Loop submarket. The building benefits from outstanding accessibility located near many CTA “L” light-rail rapid-transit stations and the Metra heavy-rail commuter train.

Rail Stations:
LaSalle/Van Buren – Brown, Pink, Orange and Purple
Harrison – Red
Jackson – Blue
LaSalle Street – Metra Heavy-Rail

Bus Lines: 24, 2, 29, 146, 148, 22, 24, 36, 62, 147, 6

The Neighborhood

The South Loop neighborhood features a diverse mix of nightlife, residential and public spaces offering amenities for all individuals. Grant Park is just a short walk from 542 S Dearborn, offering tenants ample outdoor space with immense green areas and access to Lake Michigan. Also located nearby are top-of-the-line hotels and five-star dining options, as well as an assortment of casual dining choices.

Property Details

– Historical & Significant Building of Chicago

– Renovated Lobby/Entrance

– Renovated Security Systems

– Renovated Elevators and Corridors

– Undergoing Spec Suite Program


– Onsite Food Option – Potbelly’s

– Quick-Access to CTA Transportation

– Security System with Tenant Key Cards

– On-site Dedicated Engineer


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