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Old October 26th, 2013, 11:32 PM   #61
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Why does the bottom of the cladding open up? That's a really bad idea, in my opinion.
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Old October 28th, 2013, 04:52 PM   #62
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Why does the bottom of the cladding open up? That's a really bad idea, in my opinion.
Do you mean the bottom section of the window ? Doesn't take much of an opening to get a very strong breeze in a high rise, and this keeps them safe by not allowing small kids to fall out. Also probably a lot cheaper than full sash windows, while retaining the selling point of "opening windows".
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Old November 2nd, 2013, 05:51 AM   #63
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Old November 2nd, 2013, 10:44 PM   #64
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Old November 17th, 2013, 04:41 PM   #66
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 08:18 PM   #67
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I like the lighting on the Chase Tower.
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Old February 27th, 2014, 04:08 AM   #74
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Yes the affordable bungalow section ;-) in the NE corner.


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Someone posted earlier that this building was an OK "filler". At best, I'd say that's about it. For a notable location yet in need for a landmark design, the architect seems to have used minimum creative juices on this one. A couple of cutaway window treatments doesn't seem to render something remarkable. Another missed opportunity.
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Old April 26th, 2014, 10:56 PM   #79
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Everything about this tower looks lazy and cheap. And that cladding is hideous and value-driven. What a crappy addition to Chicago's skyline.
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