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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:52 PM   #1841
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All pumped up

March 20 -
bast for concrete boom arrives


This will climb up the building as the floors are completed.


March 21
Lifting the boom


The boom mounted on the shaft which is sitting on the "top" floor.


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Old March 30th, 2013, 07:49 PM   #1842
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Transfer floor #2

Note how thick this floor is, it looks like a second transfer floor.

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Old April 7th, 2013, 03:46 PM   #1843
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Old April 7th, 2013, 10:38 PM   #1844
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Good to see new floors being constructed.
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Old April 13th, 2013, 07:01 PM   #1845
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From the top - April 12


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Old April 21st, 2013, 07:47 PM   #1846
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From the top - April 15


Skip on the W side, this is where the ramps for the garage levels will go eventually.


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April 17


April 18 - The Chicago River in flood mode - filled to the birm and flowing "backwards" into the lake.



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Old April 23rd, 2013, 03:58 PM   #1847
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Lovely rhythmic thump/clang of the concrete pump this morning - boom extended and transfer floor being poured. It is Tight on lower Wacker but they are keeping 2 trucks at a time pouring into the pump.
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Old April 24th, 2013, 01:53 PM   #1848
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Why is that new floor so high?
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Old April 24th, 2013, 06:24 PM   #1849
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It's a transfer floor.
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Old April 28th, 2013, 07:50 PM   #1850
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4/26



4/22

April 23rd, feeding the pump on Lower Wacker






Recycling the old hangers




Even with the boom running buckets still being used - special mix ? or hard to reach corners ?





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Old April 30th, 2013, 07:22 PM   #1851
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April 30

Transfer floor cured and forms coming off (started building core forms yesterday)
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Old May 1st, 2013, 04:49 AM   #1852
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I wish they would use the blackest glass that's on the testing platform... Too many reflective blue ones recently.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 05:11 PM   #1853
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May 3rd


Post tension - relaxed

4/30


4/29

By dawn's early light

4/29

Fancy new climbing forms from Doka

4/30


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5/3


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Old May 6th, 2013, 02:29 PM   #1854
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I will always cry for Waterview Tower... but it's better a joyfull dwarf than a dead giant... Congrats for this beautiful new building...
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Old May 12th, 2013, 01:38 AM   #1855
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May 10


May 6
Assembling the forms


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Old May 20th, 2013, 04:56 AM   #1856
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5/17
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Old May 27th, 2013, 05:35 AM   #1857
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Transfered 5/24






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First of the screens up


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Old June 2nd, 2013, 05:43 AM   #1859
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Old June 9th, 2013, 05:53 PM   #1860
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Last week

June 5














June 6
In this shot you can see how the outer columns follow the main core by a floor or two.


Snug enclosure - just in time for the hot weather, the balcony is where stuff is delivered by the crane.


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