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Old December 9th, 2008, 10:14 PM   #4941
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btw: the building in the left looks like the other original buildings in U.S. (from 60's or 70's). I think...
A.K.A. the IBM building - the other buildings look like it Mies van der Rohe link
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Old December 9th, 2008, 10:32 PM   #4942
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just got word the Spire will be going up this weekend! starting @ 8am Saturday! I hope its true.

spire thread is reopened...when you are sure, post it there
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Old December 9th, 2008, 10:51 PM   #4943
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Because I don't have any plans to go to chicago.
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Old December 9th, 2008, 10:54 PM   #4944
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spire thread is reopened...when you are sure, post it there
in case you aren't just kidding, I mean the spire on top of Trump!
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Old December 10th, 2008, 12:24 AM   #4945
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Because I don't have any plans to go to chicago.
then it's ur loss
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Old December 10th, 2008, 02:00 AM   #4946
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Old December 10th, 2008, 04:33 AM   #4947
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how many towers now in chicago which has height more then 400m??
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Old December 10th, 2008, 07:23 AM   #4948
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how many towers now in chicago which has height more then 400m??
Sears Tower @ 442.3 m, Trump @ 415.1 m to top of spire (356.9 m w/o spire). The other two biggies are Aon @ 346.3 m & Hancock @ 343.5 m.
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Old December 10th, 2008, 07:40 AM   #4949
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ah...thx for information...so the tallest still Sears Tower @ 442.3 m for a moment...
cant wait to see chicago spire will finish...
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Old December 10th, 2008, 08:59 AM   #4950
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just wondering but does anybody know when they are supposed to finish the area by the river?
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Old December 10th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #4951
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Sears Tower @ 442.3 m, Trump @ 415.1 m to top of spire (356.9 m w/o spire). The other two biggies are Aon @ 346.3 m & Hancock @ 343.5 m.
Thanks for the info
Trump tower is the second highest tower in Chicago
I didnt knew that you have tower with the name :Hancock"
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Old December 10th, 2008, 11:18 AM   #4952
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Lovely building. Great design. Congrats Chicago!
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Old December 10th, 2008, 02:35 PM   #4953
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just wondering but does anybody know when they are supposed to finish the area by the river?
It should be done by spring
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Old December 10th, 2008, 03:20 PM   #4954
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I'm in love with this tower.

I had thought at first it wouldn't work with Chicago's skyline. I'm so glad I was wrong on that one. It's incredibly tall, but not overbearing to the buildings around it. I'll upload some perspective photos soon (like the Tribune Tower in front of Trump).
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Old December 10th, 2008, 10:38 PM   #4955
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ah...thx for information...so the tallest still Sears Tower @ 442.3 m for a moment...
cant wait to see chicago spire will finish...
Good luck.... so will we.
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Old December 11th, 2008, 09:18 AM   #4956
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Nice pic......seems very tall
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Old December 11th, 2008, 05:25 PM   #4957
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Thanks for the info
Trump tower is the second highest tower in Chicago
I didnt knew that you have tower with the name :Hancock"
its one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world... or was... now that people are building skyscrapers everywhere, it lots a bit of its original importance.

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Old December 11th, 2008, 05:58 PM   #4958
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So, any more word on the possible installation of the spire (Trump tower, not Calatrava) this weekend?
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Old December 11th, 2008, 06:05 PM   #4959
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I didnt knew that you have tower with the name "Hancock"
Is named after John Hancock,
famous for his prominent signature on the United States Declaration of Independence

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Old December 11th, 2008, 06:07 PM   #4960
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great building ahh <3 i like it
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