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Old July 24th, 2007, 03:51 AM   #41
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Who says they don't show them together?

Post #206 on the OMP thread


Even if you go to the MP or OMP website, you'll see this rendering.



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Old July 24th, 2007, 04:13 AM   #42
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Not bad. The base is a little weak in my opinion. Too bad the city didn't enforce the
'100 foot streetwall' datum that is enforced all along Michigan Avenue.

I'm not so sure about that west tower's top though. I mean it's ok I suppose. Maye a little too 'one-liner-ish'. Convince me, someone who really likes it. =)
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Old July 24th, 2007, 04:55 AM   #43
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Not bad. The base is a little weak in my opinion. Too bad the city didn't enforce the
'100 foot streetwall' datum that is enforced all along Michigan Avenue.

I'm not so sure about that west tower's top though. I mean it's ok I suppose. Maye a little too 'one-liner-ish'. Convince me, someone who really likes it. =)
I dont even know what you are talking about specifically or in general, this duo is sick.
the base looks fine, it has a neat sixties type adjoining bar on the bottom,
used in a new way to join two buildings with similar motifs, instead of two symmetrical or identical buildings,
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Old July 24th, 2007, 04:59 AM   #44
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I agree: the base is a little "weak", but I'd rather have that than an overpowering parking podium (stating the obvious, of course.) As for the top, it's better than your typical square mechanical penthouse, and with the rounded top thingy it ties in with OMP next door a little. It may not be uber-spectacular, but I think it's got enough character to be a good addition to the street wall. Can't wait to see the green glass next to the blue.

Maybe the other 2 towers to the west will have, like, gold and purple glass. (ok, maybe not...)
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Old July 26th, 2007, 08:44 AM   #45
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The tops of OMP and OMPW kind of look like they'd fit together. Like they were once a metal and glass pangea.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 08:31 AM   #46
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What's up with this project, anyone have any new pictures?
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Old January 20th, 2008, 11:34 AM   #47
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What's up with this project, anyone have any new pictures?
This is the slowest building in the history of construction, maybe the Great Pyramid took a little longer, I'm not sure. They must be using the same techniques...
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Old January 21st, 2008, 07:10 AM   #48
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^Yeah, this one ranks right up there with the Clare in terms of the length of time it's taking to rise out of the ground.
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Old January 21st, 2008, 07:25 AM   #49
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353 North Clark seems like it's taking forever, too. Maybe it's just because i get daily photo updates, and each day doesn't show very much progress.

On the flipside, Roosevelt Collection seems to be shooting up like the weed it is.
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Old July 5th, 2008, 07:15 AM   #50
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Old December 6th, 2008, 06:18 AM   #51
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Taken tonight:
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Old December 7th, 2008, 03:24 AM   #52
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This is the slowest building in the history of construction, maybe the Great Pyramid took a little longer, I'm not sure. They must be using the same techniques...
We're lucky that this is still rising given the economy. I find it very funny that a Cub fan is complaining about things taken a long time.
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Old December 7th, 2008, 07:15 AM   #53
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I find it very funny that a Cub fan is complaining about things taken a long time.
^ Ouch! You know that wasn't right..
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Old December 7th, 2008, 04:46 PM   #54
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maybe when the second tower is done, the first one won't look like it's flipping-off the city any more.
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Old December 7th, 2008, 07:23 PM   #55
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We're lucky that this is still rising given the economy. I find it very funny that a Cub fan is complaining about things taken a long time.
Wow! Great observation!
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Old December 7th, 2008, 08:53 PM   #56
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Sorry Cubsfan....Being a Sox fan I just couldn't help myself.
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Old December 9th, 2008, 05:41 PM   #57
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Sux suck.

Anywayyy.
This is pretty slow. No complains though. Atleast slow is better then these other towers who have halted.
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Old December 9th, 2008, 09:02 PM   #58
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So... are they going to clad the core of OMP with the tower crane of OMPW? Because they still haven't finished it!
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Old December 10th, 2008, 11:17 PM   #59
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So... are they going to clad the core of OMP with the tower crane of OMPW? Because they still haven't finished it!

I'm done even checking once a week. The core cladding hasnt progressed in months.
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Old December 20th, 2008, 04:32 AM   #60
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