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Old September 24th, 2005, 07:59 PM   #321
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Ah, so does that mean we have 3 new buildings u/c:

50 E Chestnut
600 N LSD
The Chandler

My weekend has just been made.

Where are you getting these articles, Butler?
No, only 2. They have only potholed the site, but no caissons have been started yet. I don't forsee The Chandler starting for another couple of weeks.
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Old September 24th, 2005, 08:12 PM   #322
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???Shoreham II???

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Old September 24th, 2005, 08:23 PM   #323
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Yeah, this was reported a while back. Disappointing news really. And is Lakeshore East $2.5 or 4 billion? You always see the first number, but the last number seems more correct to me.
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Old October 15th, 2005, 07:46 PM   #324
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From ChicagoBusiness Home webpage:

Oct. 15, 2005


As Crain's goes to press . . .

80-story tower eyed for Chicago River site
Developers plan an 80-story tower for the $4-billion Lake-shore East development on Lake Shore Drive south of the Chicago River. The high-rise, to be on Columbus Drive across from the Fairmont Hotel, is being designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang. Plans include about 500 apartments, nearly 300 condos and possibly a hotel with 195 units, says Joel Carlins, CEO of Magellan Development, which is developing Lakeshore East with Near North Properties. The Chicago-based firms are in talks with hotel operators and aim to market the condo units next year, Mr. Carlins says. [Alby Gallun]
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Old October 15th, 2005, 07:48 PM   #325
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I was JUST about to post that.
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Old October 15th, 2005, 07:49 PM   #326
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^so sorry. Need a good new to offset the depressing new (on MoMo).
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Old October 15th, 2005, 07:50 PM   #327
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Hehe, no problem. And yeah, I agree, this makes MoMo's delay (I'm calling it that for right now) a little less painful. Let's hope both get constructed.
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Old October 15th, 2005, 07:58 PM   #328
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This is great news! Especially after the Momo news. Can't wait to see how it will look.

With all these beauties coming into Chicago right now, anybody else really glad to be alive at the moment?
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Old October 16th, 2005, 05:04 AM   #329
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I don't know if this has been brought up, but Shawn had mentioned this to me (and I saw this while visiting the sales center):

Some of the townhomes, esp the ones south of Lancaster, will actually be 7 stories tall. Three or 4 stories will face the inner park drive and the 3 stories stacked on top of them will face the outer drive.

It really looks cool in the sales center, you guys should drop by and check it out (and the sales reps are great--so CHARMED by Victor and Shawn!)
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Old October 16th, 2005, 07:38 AM   #330
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I wish I could go to that sales center. Is the neighborhood map from the Lakeshore East website still accurate as to where the "parkhomes" are situated? They are only in that one southeast corner? Or will there be more? I'm unclear as to where these things are going, and the topography of the land, so I'm unclear about how they will be 7 stories on one side and 3 on the other.
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Old October 17th, 2005, 11:39 PM   #331
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From ChicagoBusiness Home webpage:

Oct. 15, 2005


As Crain's goes to press . . .

80-story tower eyed for Chicago River site
Developers plan an 80-story tower for the $4-billion Lake-shore East development on Lake Shore Drive south of the Chicago River. The high-rise, to be on Columbus Drive across from the Fairmont Hotel, is being designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang. Plans include about 500 apartments, nearly 300 condos and possibly a hotel with 195 units, says Joel Carlins, CEO of Magellan Development, which is developing Lakeshore East with Near North Properties. The Chicago-based firms are in talks with hotel operators and aim to market the condo units next year, Mr. Carlins says. [Alby Gallun]
From what I understand, this building will be between 850'-900'

Exact figures will be provided at a later date.
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Old October 17th, 2005, 11:43 PM   #332
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Oh man! You can definitely see that a new central core is finally emerging in Chicago after decades of the bookends (Sears and JHC) with Aon in the center.

Now Aon is finally getting the respect it deserves. Aon + 2 Pru + Lakeshore East + Mandarin Oriental + Fordham Spire (and if viewed from far away, Trump + Waterview).

Only in Chicago? Maybe Dubai too
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Old October 26th, 2005, 11:54 PM   #333
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Controversial architect changes his approach

October 26, 2005

BY DAVID ROEDER SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST

Another "Loewenberg building'' is coming to downtown, and that news used to set off alarms in the city's vast army of architecture and design critics. Buildings in River North associated with architect Jim Loewenberg were widely reviled for heavy use of painted concrete.

But Loewenberg has changed his approach with his work for the Lakeshore East project north of Grant Park, where he is a development partner with Joel Carlins. Loewenberg's first work at the site, a 29-story building called the Lancaster, was handsome and a hit in the marketplace. He followed that with the 46-story Shoreham, an apartment building now nearly built and 90 percent leased.

His next effort will be called the Tides at Lakeshore East, a 607-unit building at 360 E. South Water that'll be the development's second rental property. Its reflective glass and varied treatment of balconies picks up on the design cues of its neighbors.

With Lakeshore East, has the architect responded to his critics? "I don't get too involved in that. I'm too old and cranky,'' Loewenberg said. Don't believe him about the cranky part. He's one of the more cheerful men in real estate.
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Old October 27th, 2005, 05:00 AM   #334
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I bring you The Tides.
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Old October 27th, 2005, 05:07 AM   #335
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O.......k......................
Nice job on the scan though. At least we now know what it looks like generally.

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Old October 27th, 2005, 07:28 AM   #336
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hmm.... maybe slightly more impressive then the shorham?
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Old October 27th, 2005, 10:20 PM   #337
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The building makes the same impact as Lake Michigan's tides.
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Old October 28th, 2005, 12:10 AM   #338
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I don't get it.

That picture doesn't tell us much.

So it's essentially a replica of the Shoreham, as we all feared.

Man, Loewenberg is starting to make me cranky
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Old October 28th, 2005, 12:40 AM   #339
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What do people think of Shoreham anyway?

Seeing as how we may be getting an identical twin of Shoreham II. (OK, maybe the buildings aren't identical, but not all identical twins end up looking exactly the same either. Maybe 'clone' is a better word since they weren't born at the same time.) What do people think of the way Shoreham turned out? I agree with David Roeder of the Sun-Times. I think its a decent looking building. Certainly no show stopper, but I have to say its a lot better looking than a few of the older towers fronting the north side of Grant Park. Lynn Becker thinks it stinks.

Has LowEndBerg actually managed to clean up his act as Roeder says?
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Old October 28th, 2005, 12:42 AM   #340
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No he has not. Hopefully he can hire other firms like Studio Gang to clean up his mess.
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