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Old February 27th, 2011, 02:48 AM   #1
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CHICAGO | 500 N Lake Shore Drive | 151m | 497ft | 47 fl | Com

Height: 142m/465ft
Floor count: 45
Location: 500 North Lake Shore Drive
Neighborhood: Streeterville
Construction end: 2013
Architect: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Developer: Related Midwest




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This replaces Related's previous project on this site, a condominium tower designed by Perkins + Will called The Peshtigo.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 07:30 PM   #2
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to good see a new proposal for the windy city!! Looks to be a nice glassy box!
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Old February 27th, 2011, 07:51 PM   #3
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What a banal building - looks like we are back to the bad old 60's again.
What a pathetic architect, you would think the developers could have got someone more talented, there are plenty of really good designers in the U.S.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 07:52 PM   #4
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Oh, a glass box. Very innovative.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 08:39 PM   #5
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What a banal building - looks like we are back to the bad old 60's again.
What a pathetic architect, you would think the developers could have got someone more talented, there are plenty of really good designers in the U.S.
But you have to remember this is prime real estate right on the lake, the goal is to get as many apartments as possible into a certain height and maintain the balance it has now. Just like Park Avenue in NYC as well as fifth along central park are the most expensive places to live in the city, but all the apartments are box buildings.
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Old May 19th, 2011, 04:50 PM   #6
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From today's Chicago Architecture Blog:

Streeterville Skyscraper Stalled by Green Screen

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42nd Ward alderman Brendan Reilly had the 45-story project called 500 Lake Shore Drive (actually at 516 North Lake Shore Drive) pulled from the agenda of today’s Chicago Plan Commission meeting because of concerns over how the building’s lower facade looks.
Linky: http://blog.chicagoarchitecture.info...-green-screen/
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Old May 19th, 2011, 05:27 PM   #7
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Old May 19th, 2011, 07:30 PM   #8
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I like that cladding! Good render.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 03:01 PM   #9
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Apparently, the Chicago Plan Commission does not.
I also think the cladding of the tower looks better than its base.
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Old June 6th, 2011, 08:32 AM   #10
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I dont like this building ... what is appened to chigaco with theses all new crappy towers ?
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Old June 27th, 2011, 12:08 AM   #11
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I dont like this building ... what is appened to chigaco with theses all new crappy towers ?
I don't love or hate this new proposal. I'll accept it only because Chicago is really lacking with new construction projects. I'm very saddened at the lack of new developments these past few years here..
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Old June 27th, 2011, 12:30 AM   #12
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I don't love or hate this new proposal. I'll accept it only because Chicago is really lacking with new construction projects. I'm very saddened at the lack of new developments these past few years here..
I'll second that. A few fugly fillers are acceptable but since Trump...
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Old June 28th, 2011, 02:27 PM   #13
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is this a condo?
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Old July 2nd, 2011, 07:14 AM   #14
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What a banal building - looks like we are back to the bad old 60's again.
What a pathetic architect, you would think the developers could have got someone more talented, there are plenty of really good designers in the U.S.
I must agree completely. Sad.
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Old September 7th, 2011, 02:36 AM   #15
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Despite it has a simple design, i somehow like it.
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Old November 11th, 2011, 02:16 PM   #16
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Old February 22nd, 2012, 02:31 AM   #18
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Old February 23rd, 2012, 09:03 AM   #19
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Wow Another Building to Construct,!
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