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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:13 PM   #4801
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Lynn Becker has a new piece in the Reader on the Spire; also online at his Repeat site:

.....(A)s those of you have been saving up your pennies undoubtedly already know, after a four month delay caused by regulatory hurdles, you can finally belly up to the bank and put in for your piece of the Chicago Spire, the twisting, 2,000 tower designed by architect Santiago Calatrava and produced by Kelleher's Shelbourne Development.....

http://lynnbecker.com/repeat/calatra...soundtrack.htm
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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:14 PM   #4802
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Lynn Becker (Chicago-based architecture critic & blogger) has a new piece in the Chicago Reader on the Spire; also online at his Repeat site:

.....(A)s those of you have been saving up your pennies undoubtedly already know, after a four month delay caused by regulatory hurdles, you can finally belly up to the bank and put in for your piece of the Chicago Spire, the twisting, 2,000 tower designed by architect Santiago Calatrava and produced by Kelleher's Shelbourne Development.....

http://lynnbecker.com/repeat/calatra...soundtrack.htm
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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:15 PM   #4803
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great update harry . but soon we won't see the ground of the hole in your pics because it's getting too deep
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Old January 16th, 2008, 07:58 PM   #4804
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Old January 16th, 2008, 08:00 PM   #4805
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Old January 16th, 2008, 08:42 PM   #4806
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on which floor have you been to take the 3rd pic? btw...do you live in that tower?
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Old January 16th, 2008, 08:43 PM   #4807
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The viewpoint of the last picture will be great once the tower starts to rise.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 09:04 PM   #4808
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WOw, they will have an amazing view
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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:02 PM   #4809
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how high was the last pic taken?
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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:14 PM   #4810
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from the 60th floor. I guess arround 160-170m

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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:15 PM   #4811
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almost a million views. very popular thread
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Old January 17th, 2008, 12:26 AM   #4812
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This tower is pretty cool and will change chicago´s skyline forever!!
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Old January 17th, 2008, 02:02 AM   #4813
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Jan 16 - Secant

At the end of the guide wall - marshmellow has been removed and form butted up into the cavity.


Where the forms were


Secant meets Slurry ( SW corner )


Blue Wednesday


The business end.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 02:54 AM   #4814
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Jan 16 - Slurry - Ramps

Slurry wall progress - S side along the river.





From S bound LSD



From N bound LSD





From Eash North Water



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Old January 17th, 2008, 04:17 AM   #4815
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almost a million views. very popular thread

Hopefully that popularity will translate into purchases.

I know that several people on the forum have bought units in Waterview Tower and other Chicago buildings.

I'm curious as to how influential this site is.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 04:30 AM   #4816
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I was wondering if the buildings to the lower right ( those kinda orange) are going to be demolish, because the area of the tower is kinda small, does someone knows this?
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Old January 17th, 2008, 04:37 AM   #4817
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no, it's staying were its at
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Old January 17th, 2008, 04:53 AM   #4818
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Wow that is going to be a great view!
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Old January 17th, 2008, 07:43 AM   #4819
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It's still a fking hole! I want to see the beast rise!
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Old January 17th, 2008, 09:02 AM   #4820
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I was wondering if the buildings to the lower right ( those kinda orange) are going to be demolish, because the area of the tower is kinda small, does someone knows this?
The actual perimeter of the tower is (generaly) where all the heavy equipment is setting..........
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