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Old December 4th, 2008, 03:44 AM   #4901
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nice building...


i still dont understand why it isnt listed as topped out.

when did the antenna become a structural element that supports the building?

check out the congress for new buildings.
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Old December 4th, 2008, 05:14 PM   #4902
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Very nice question, indeed the tower is topped out. Only the spire is going to be under construction...
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Old December 4th, 2008, 05:24 PM   #4903
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I've recognized this, too. If my memory is correct, Trump Tower had been planned some feet smaller than Aon Tower and John Hancock Tower before construction start. Then the rooftop was redesigned, and TT gained about 10 extra meters. And suddenly the spire was included and moved the tower over the 400m-limit. Now the spire is regarded as part of the design, not as an add-on. And the given height of 415m is with the spire.
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Old December 4th, 2008, 05:55 PM   #4904
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I found this on Flickr, photo by Eridony.
A model of Chicago.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3042/...37488c34_b.jpg
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Old December 4th, 2008, 11:39 PM   #4905
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Looks like something I would want to play legos with lol
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Old December 5th, 2008, 12:44 AM   #4906
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Nice building and nice pics
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Old December 5th, 2008, 05:44 PM   #4907
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Looks like something I would want to play legos with lol
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Old December 5th, 2008, 11:11 PM   #4908
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Nice pics
Apartments / offices in low floors of the tower, should be in use now...
It's condo/hotel, not apartment/office.
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Old December 5th, 2008, 11:49 PM   #4909
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i love this tower...cnt w8 to see it wen its finshed
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Old December 6th, 2008, 06:04 AM   #4910
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Taken today:
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Old December 6th, 2008, 06:05 AM   #4911
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I found this on Flickr, photo by Eridony.
A model of Chicago.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3042/...37488c34_b.jpg
ha, I know exatly where that is.
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Old December 6th, 2008, 09:45 AM   #4912
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ok, i talk to my friend today. he's working on the 40th floor. and this is news which i'm surprised that hasn't been made public, there actually upgrading the appliances. so i'm guessing everything is out of date. also he mentioned that the unit he's working on cost 1 mill and he said the quality as well as the space is bad. he said when he worked on the lake point tower there quality much higher then trump. which to me is s huge surprise. also he talked to one of the contractors for the spire and they said pretty soon they will be putting it up, but he didn't say a approx time. i should be able to get some interior pics by next week or sooner.
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Old December 6th, 2008, 11:27 AM   #4913
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Taken today:
Nice pic
I see that the exterior lift is still there...
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Old December 6th, 2008, 02:00 PM   #4914
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I see that the exterior lift is still there...
Really?



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Old December 6th, 2008, 05:04 PM   #4915
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enormo pics

I can really get the sense of how big this tower is comparing to the spire. When spire was on the ground and I saw those pics, it was like 30 people can fit inside the part of the spire. Now that its at the top it looks just tiny.
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Old December 6th, 2008, 07:40 PM   #4916
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Really?
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The tower is (almost) topped out, or better almost finished...
Why the exterior lift is still there?
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Old December 6th, 2008, 08:45 PM   #4917
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Because it is needed until the construction is done. Otherwise, how do you think workers will go up. In addition there is still a plenty of things to do to make this tower finished.
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Old December 7th, 2008, 11:26 AM   #4918
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This is very nice
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Old December 7th, 2008, 07:30 PM   #4919
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Am I seeing cars in the floors at the bottom of the photo by the windows or Am I just paranoid?
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Old December 7th, 2008, 07:41 PM   #4920
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Am I seeing cars in the floors at the bottom of the photo by the windows or Am I just paranoid?
Yes, those floors are the parking garage.
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