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Old January 29th, 2008, 11:38 AM   #4981
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Nice pics You got a lot of snow out there.
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Old January 29th, 2008, 11:45 AM   #4982
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I don't know guys,for me this area seems a bit small for this huge tower.So narrow place for a 610m tower.What do you think?
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Old January 29th, 2008, 12:03 PM   #4983
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I have a question about the slurywals, those concrete plates are those also the walls for the undergound parking or only for the foundation ?
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Old January 29th, 2008, 12:14 PM   #4984
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I don't know guys,for me this area seems a bit small for this huge tower.So narrow place for a 610m tower.What do you think?
I'm sure they'll mange to squeeze it in without running out of room.
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Old January 29th, 2008, 12:34 PM   #4985
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I don't know guys,for me this area seems a bit small for this huge tower.So narrow place for a 610m tower.What do you think?
The plot itself is OK for the building, the only problem will be where to store all the materials needed. Maybe they will make some temporary storage structure on the water cause otherwise I really don't know where they wanna keep all the stuff...
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Old January 29th, 2008, 01:45 PM   #4986
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I have a question about the slurywals, those concrete plates are those also the walls for the undergound parking or only for the foundation ?
Yes those will be the outer walls of the garage. ( I think ).

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The plot itself is OK for the building, the only problem will be where to store all the materials needed. Maybe they will make some temporary storage structure on the water cause otherwise I really don't know where they wanna keep all the stuff...
The park on the other side of LSD


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Old January 29th, 2008, 01:53 PM   #4987
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The park on the other side of LSD
Oh, yeah, thanks. Forgot about that one.
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Old January 29th, 2008, 04:45 PM   #4988
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I don't know guys,for me this area seems a bit small for this huge tower.So narrow place for a 610m tower.What do you think?
The footprint is very similar to the Aon Centre.
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Old January 29th, 2008, 09:14 PM   #4989
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When can we find news about sales? I'm dying to know what's going on.
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Old January 30th, 2008, 08:33 AM   #4990
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Old January 30th, 2008, 02:51 PM   #4991
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Old January 30th, 2008, 03:19 PM   #4992
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Old January 30th, 2008, 04:02 PM   #4993
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caisson tops, will the crane be lowered in pieces ?





Cages for short caisons







more slurry wall cages



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Old January 30th, 2008, 04:46 PM   #4994
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Tnx for the many updates Harryc! Keep up the good work!
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Old January 30th, 2008, 10:06 PM   #4995
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WOW! Glad to see that National Real Estate Slowdown doesn't affect this project at all! How many Chicago Spires units sold so far?
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Old January 30th, 2008, 10:16 PM   #4996
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Old January 30th, 2008, 10:29 PM   #4997
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WOW! Glad to see that National Real Estate Slowdown doesn't affect this project at all! How many Chicago Spires units sold so far?
No one knows...
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Old January 31st, 2008, 12:09 AM   #4998
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It's scary, I've been crossing my fingers.
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Old January 31st, 2008, 01:40 AM   #4999
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Are you serious? I hope the sales of Chicago Spires are doing good...
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Old January 31st, 2008, 02:00 AM   #5000
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