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Old August 22nd, 2006, 04:01 AM   #141
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There's two over 1000 under construction. Perhaps Fordham Spire eventually too. Then depending on your definition of supertall, there's plenty of 700-1000 ft buildings as well.

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Old August 22nd, 2006, 04:10 AM   #142
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yea, I think what he mean was that Chicago skyline will finally add some new supertalls by 2010!
BTW, spyguy, thanks for updates!
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Old August 22nd, 2006, 08:55 PM   #143
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Great updates, thank you.

@Chicagoskyline: yes, that was it
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Old September 2nd, 2006, 03:56 AM   #144
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Another update by SolarWind

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Old September 2nd, 2006, 08:17 AM   #145
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that must be the core thats a big core for a site that small
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Old September 2nd, 2006, 11:21 AM   #146
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cool update, it's going forward . yes megatower the core looks really a bit too big i think.
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Old September 10th, 2006, 12:23 AM   #147
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Always a weird thinking that someting extremely beautiful and tall can be built on such dirt.
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Old September 10th, 2006, 12:44 AM   #148
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all towers were built on dirt . I've never seen an tower which stand on a carpet
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Old September 10th, 2006, 11:29 AM   #149
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all towers were built on dirt . I've never seen an tower which stand on a carpet
I have seem lots of them building on sand...dubai?

Oh, yea, waterview tower's core seems a bit big for its body, but height is reasonable!
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Old September 10th, 2006, 11:49 AM   #150
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for me sand is also Dirt
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Old September 10th, 2006, 06:10 PM   #151
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BVictor got this awesome rendering of the base. It is not yet final, so it's just a possibility.

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Old September 10th, 2006, 06:12 PM   #152
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I just cant wait for this absolute cutting edge design tower!!
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Old September 10th, 2006, 07:48 PM   #153
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cool render
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Old September 10th, 2006, 09:08 PM   #154
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This tower is absoloutely amazing, its very upto date looks very sleek.
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Old September 10th, 2006, 10:05 PM   #155
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This tower is pure CLASS. It should age beautifully which cant be said for alot of towers going up worldwide.
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Old September 11th, 2006, 06:35 PM   #156
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Damn, that rendering is red hot.
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Old September 11th, 2006, 07:55 PM   #157
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chicago needs more such towers.
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Old September 12th, 2006, 02:05 AM   #158
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I JUST CANT WAIT, until this cool ass tower starts to RISE!!!!!!!!!!!!! does any body know for sure when it"s going to get out of the ground and start to rise????????
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Buetiful chicago is the best city in the world
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Old September 12th, 2006, 02:14 AM   #160
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Butiful i post agin because i never saw that pic
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