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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:08 PM   #2401
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:10 PM   #2402
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Can u please change the name to U/C???? any moderators???
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:14 PM   #2403
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Well done Chicago, will be watching this thread and the mighty spire grow.

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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:18 PM   #2404
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This one will now be stickied.
That may be the case, but I have the feeling that will be unnecessary.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:25 PM   #2405
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That is a 12 FOOT caisson tube moved into place, and the 12 ft bit on the drill.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:29 PM   #2406
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WOW! AWESOME!!!!!
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:33 PM   #2407
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YAYAYAYAYAYAYAAYAYAYA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


The most amazing news ive ever heard!!!! (almost )

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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:36 PM   #2408
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Great News!

This is fantastic! Go Chicago! Under Costruction at last! Chicago, you are lucky today. A new tallest building for the Windy City. I want to see this building be sucessful. Good Stuff.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:39 PM   #2409
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nice pictures!!
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:39 PM   #2410
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:42 PM   #2411
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Finally U/C! Great news!
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Old July 27th, 2007, 09:55 PM   #2412
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Great news indeed, and I hate to put a downer on things but....Isn't a little close to the freeway ?

It worries me because if a truck bomb went off right there on the freeway that could have disastrous effects. God forbid something like that would happen but nowadays we as Americans have to be prepared for anything.

But im sure things like that have been considered.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 10:02 PM   #2413
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EXCELLENT NEWS! Thank you very much.

I would not think otherwise anyway after seeing so much activity from those pictures posted here.

Yes, a WEBCAM would be perfect. I wonder who and how this can be arranged!

I will pass by the site this weekend. It will be not only beautiful addition but also a strong publicity for Chicago both nationwide and internationally. Based on my experience, many people living in the city are still -totally- unaware about this building! I am sure, this will change as it starts to raise up.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 10:21 PM   #2414
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The guys over at SSP are now saying that its still site prep -_________-

Meh. its not like construction won't be around the corner.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 10:25 PM   #2415
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W.O.W. First the Simpsons movie this weekend and now this! Perfect end to a shitty week.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 10:57 PM   #2416
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on lake shore dr. thru trucks are not allowed; as for large vehicles, only buses and construction vehicles that have business on lsd is allowed, a truck bomber wouldnt get very far before being pulled over by the chicago police. any vehicle that has truck plates even a pick up truck is forbidden on lsd.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 11:32 PM   #2417
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It's not under construction yet.

Mr. Kelleher on site 15 minutes ago.



I didn't get a chance to talk with him too long. I was yelling down to him from lower LSD.

He said it going to happen, and i told him that I never had any doubt.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 11:33 PM   #2418
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Amazing project
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Old July 27th, 2007, 11:40 PM   #2419
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Awesome

As far as security concerns from LSD I wouldn't worry about it much. If there are security concerns to be had i would be more concerned with boats near the slip or menacing vehicles coming from Water St. I would be guessing that in today's world the city and developer would make contingencies to mitigate scenarios though. It does suprise me a bit though that they built it on the south end of the plot as opposed to centering it but they know what they are doing.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 11:44 PM   #2420
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