Building Info

795 N. Van Buren St.
  • Address:
    795 N. Van Buren St.
  • Taxkeys:
  • Architect:
    Von Grossman, Inc.
  • Status:
  • Assessed Value (Land):
    $0
  • Assessed Value (Improvements):
    $0
  • Assessed Value (Total):
    $0
  • Year Built:
  • Size:
    15,950 sq-ft

In 2014 Northwestern Mutual demolished the building. The site today is a parking lot with 60 parking spaces for Nothwestern Mutual employees.

The 15,950 square-foot building opened in 1961 as a data center the Arthur Andersen accounting firm. According to a 1977 downtown survey, it included 53 surface parking spaces.

It was owned and occupied for a number of years by the Visiting Nurses Association & Heart Association.

The building was designed by Von Grossman, Inc. with engineering services provided by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Hunzinger Construction Company served as the general contractor during the building’s construction. Total project costs were estimated at $500,000.

The site is 22,649 square-feet.

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IDDateTypeDescription
TANK-18-000072018/02/03Permit
Tank Permit.
PLB-GP-17-000642017/12/05Permit
Gas Piping.
PWEN-17-005162017/11/04Permit
ROW Excavation Non-Utility.
ELEC_LV-17-004062017/08/10Permit
Low Voltage Permit.
ELEC_LV-17-004072017/08/10Permit
Low Voltage Permit.
BCV-17-000412017/08/09Permit
Building Code Variance.
COM-NEW-17-000932017/08/05Permit
Commercial New Construction Permit.
PWOP-17-010712017/08/03Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWEU-17-011512017/06/07Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
ELEV-17-000892017/06/03Permit
Elevator Permit.
ELEV-17-000882017/06/03Permit
Elevator Permit.
PLB_WS-17-000972017/05/31Permit
Water Service.
PLB_WS-17-000992017/05/31Permit
Water Service.
PWEU-17-001592017/02/04Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PWOP-16-015812016/12/01Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWRS-16-003552016/11/30Permit
ROW Restoration Permit.
PWRS-16-003562016/11/30Permit
ROW Restoration Permit.
PLB-16-010182016/11/30Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PLB-16-010152016/11/30Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
TANK-16-000272016/11/24Permit
Tank Permit.
PLB-16-008722016/11/17Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PWEU-16-024822016/11/15Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PPC-16-000022016/11/09Permit
Public Pool Construction Permit.
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