Images: Tour the new Zurich North America's Schaumburg headquarters

 
 
Updated 9/28/2016 1:18 PM

Zurich North America's stunning 783,800-square-foot headquarters in Schaumburg opens today, bucking the trend of corporations abandoning suburban campuses for city centers.

The massive glass, steel and wood structure is a throwback to an era when architecture was highly valued as a way for a company to make a statement about itself.

Striking angles are seen from an inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Striking angles are seen from an inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Third floor garden link between east and west bar of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Third floor garden link between east and west bar of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Rooftop garden area at the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Rooftop garden area at the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Cafeteria in new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Cafeteria in new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Main lobby of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Main lobby of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Cafeteria in new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Cafeteria in new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Oval pond at the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Oval pond at the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Tenth floor conference room at new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Tenth floor conference room at new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
The new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  The new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  View from inner courtyard of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Main lobby of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Main lobby of the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Z Cafe in new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Z Cafe in new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Cafeteria in the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Cafeteria in the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Cafeteria in the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Cafeteria in the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Neville Pilling Theater is featured in the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
  Neville Pilling Theater is featured in the new Zurich North America building in Schaumburg.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
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