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Old August 20th, 2007, 03:22 PM   #241
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update? its been a month! I cant get over there until Wednesday
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Old August 20th, 2007, 05:49 PM   #242
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They're up at least 1 level above the street. Not too much to see. The back half is all parking ramp and core, while the front half is being merged with the fascade. There might be more to see in person, but that's all I saw while whizzing by on the El last Friday.
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Old August 21st, 2007, 09:59 PM   #243
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Yeah, it's just tough to get any decent view of this one so far. Between the existing facades that remain, the scaffolding that's supporting them and the el, it's near impossible to see much of anything. The best view is to head down the alley at the southeast of the site and peer in - but, even that doesn't get you too terribly much.
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Old August 22nd, 2007, 02:28 AM   #244
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Either here or SSP, someone posted shots of the site from above, which were amazing.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 06:56 AM   #245
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Old September 29th, 2007, 03:26 AM   #246
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I really think this building is going to add to the skyline more then people think. this is a good one.
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Old September 30th, 2007, 06:39 AM   #247
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I thought that this was somewhat interesting.

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Old October 4th, 2007, 09:15 PM   #248
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I'm looking forward to see this one start rising up above the other buildings.
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Old October 4th, 2007, 11:15 PM   #249
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I like it but it sorta looks like the waterview...
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Old October 5th, 2007, 05:26 PM   #250
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I like it but it sorta looks like the waterview...
How so? This is all glass...Waterview isn't. Waterview is a rectangle with a long thin trapezoid shooting out of that rectangle the vast majority of its heights. The tops don't even loof familiar.
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Old October 6th, 2007, 09:23 AM   #251
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This is going to make a nice addition to the skyline in that area. But I have to ask....what's with all of these architects designing the same looking buildings? I mean come on....
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Old December 12th, 2007, 05:08 PM   #252
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Old December 13th, 2007, 12:26 AM   #253
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Great update Hydro. Man...this building is way below the radar. Stealthy at 819 ft. amazing!
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Old December 13th, 2007, 08:23 AM   #254
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Old December 13th, 2007, 09:23 PM   #255
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Starting to peak over Michigan avenue.
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Old December 14th, 2007, 02:31 AM   #256
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Hyatt Center looks so beautiful.... I can only hope that Legacy will be an equally-good contribution to our skyline.

By the way - does anybody know how sales for Legacy have gone? I hope that this building has enough sold units to finish construction, or we're gonna have those god-awful construction braces on Wabash for the next 6 years because the facades are landmarked.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 03:12 AM   #257
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any new pictures or news on this building?
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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:30 AM   #258
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this building is so hidden.. I cant wait till it pops up overhead.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:21 PM   #259
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By the way - does anybody know how sales for Legacy have gone? I hope that this building has enough sold units to finish construction, or we're gonna have those god-awful construction braces on Wabash for the next 6 years because the facades are landmarked.
What makes you think completion of this project is in jeopardy?
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Old January 16th, 2008, 09:54 PM   #260
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I never said it was in jeopardy. I hadn't heard sales figures for awhile, either indicating that sales were a smashing success or a rousing failure. I didn't know which one was true.

I suppose they never would have begun construction without loans substantial enough to cover the whole cost, so the building will be finished regardless of the sales performance. To obtain those loans, Mesa must have reached a certain sales milestone.
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