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Old October 5th, 2008, 02:08 AM   #4421
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whoa..nice pic harryc
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Old October 5th, 2008, 02:54 AM   #4422
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Amazing photo harryc, those clouds are stunning.
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Old October 5th, 2008, 06:04 AM   #4423
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Damn, harry. One of your best. That's a really unique cloud deck.
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Old October 5th, 2008, 09:45 AM   #4424
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omg that photo is amazing!
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Old October 5th, 2008, 09:59 AM   #4425
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weird but cool. is there only like a week and it will be topped out including spire?
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Old October 5th, 2008, 12:35 PM   #4426
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more than a week i guess
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Old October 5th, 2008, 08:42 PM   #4427
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Possible higher res shot harry?
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Old October 5th, 2008, 09:14 PM   #4428
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weird but cool. is there only like a week and it will be topped out including spire?
The spire will be installed in the first week of November.
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Old October 5th, 2008, 09:19 PM   #4429
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I thought it was set on Oct. 25th.
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Old October 5th, 2008, 09:56 PM   #4430
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does anyone know when they are supposed to finish the area on the lower bottom by the river?
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Old October 6th, 2008, 02:24 AM   #4431
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I thought it was set on Oct. 25th.
Read post #4348 for the full news article.


The spire will be installed on Nov 1st and 2nd. Their were delays in applying for the city permits. Bad weather and beauracratic delays could push it back further. But as of right now, it's set for Nov 1 and 2.
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Old October 6th, 2008, 04:58 AM   #4432
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Looks really beautiful !!! I think it could be taller than only 343 m. at top of roof.
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Old October 6th, 2008, 05:15 AM   #4433
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This is a classic effect of lake effect clouds. The lake [or for those not familar with the Great Lakes rather a giant freshwater sea] being warmer than the air. In the winter the lake can feed lake effect snow several feet deep usually on the southeast and east side of the lake sparing Chicago due to prevailing winds. The warm lake moderates the temperture in the winter and for several miles inland the area can be several degrees warmer in the winter and often cooler in the top heat of summer.
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Old October 6th, 2008, 03:57 PM   #4434
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Old October 6th, 2008, 05:01 PM   #4435
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Old October 6th, 2008, 06:49 PM   #4436
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Old October 6th, 2008, 07:41 PM   #4437
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Nice pics
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Old October 7th, 2008, 12:19 AM   #4438
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Is there a render of what the plaza area is going to look like? And when is that supposed to be completed?
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Old October 7th, 2008, 12:39 AM   #4439
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Old October 7th, 2008, 01:01 AM   #4440
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