Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

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Oakbrook Terrace is a city in DuPage County, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The population was 2,300 at the 2000 census. A 2003 recount gave the city a population of 2,293.

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Points of interest

Oakbrook Terrace Tower, an octagonal 31-story office building, was designed by Helmut Jahn and built in 1987. It is the tallest building in Illinois outside the city limits of Chicago and is currently owned by General Electric.[2] The 418-foot (127 m) tower has 773,000 square feet (71,800 m2) of office space. It stands on the site of the former Dispensa's Castle of Toys.

Drury Lane is a large theater and conference center adjacent to Oakbrook Tower. It boasts a 2,000 seat banquet hall and a 971-seat theater. The facility can host: wedding receptions and banquets, corporate meetings and conferences, trade shows and conventions, live theater, and concerts. Located on the site is a Hilton Suites Hotel and Hilton Garden Inn.[citation needed]

Home of the recently booming 'Redbox DVD Rental'.[citation needed]

Geography

Oakbrook Terrace is located at 41°51′13″N 87°58′6″W / 41.85361°N 87.96833°W / 41.85361; -87.96833Coordinates: 41°51′13″N 87°58′6″W / 41.85361°N 87.96833°W / 41.85361; -87.96833 (41.853720, -87.968250)[3].

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