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Old January 24th, 2007, 07:57 PM   #1
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CHICAGO | Legacy at Millenium Park | 250m | 819ft | 71 fl | Com

Height: 819 ft
Floor count: 71
Location: South Wabash
Construction end: 2009
Architect: Solomon, Cordwell, Buenz and Associates
Developer: Mesa Development Company


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Emporis Notes:
- The building is oriented with the narrow side facing Grant Park, which minimizes the building's apparent mass from the most common vantage point while providing lake and park views to all unit owners.
- The building is being developed by the same team that built The Heritage at Millennium Park two blocks north.
- Three low-rise loft buildings on Wabash Avenue will be restored as part of this development. The tower will rise on the back part of the lot, set back from the landmark buildings' facades.
- This project was unanimously approved by the Chicago Plan Commission on May 19, 2005.
Status: 65% sold, Demolition started 7-5-06.


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Old January 25th, 2007, 01:25 AM   #2
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Not sure how much interest there is in this building, but here are some other renderings



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Old January 25th, 2007, 01:43 AM   #3
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it's absolutely stunning.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 02:22 AM   #4
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Three posts and 126 views. Ouch.

Regardless, this one will be a stunner as long as they dont go LakeshoreEast on us with the glass.

Pure elegance that respects and updates the Michigan Ave streetwall.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 04:34 AM   #5
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simple and modern. can't go wrong with this. i like it.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 04:38 AM   #6
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Old January 25th, 2007, 07:24 AM   #7
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That's a classy building. The crown looks like the Time Warner building in NYC.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 07:25 AM   #8
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Thank for the new renderings! The 2nd and 3rd certainly make it look striking.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 08:07 AM   #9
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This is going to be a really sleek stunner.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 08:14 AM   #10
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The Legacy's transition to the under construction phase is instructive. The first half or so of the latest Chicago boom was marred--I mean marked--by the construction of a lot of non-descript, tan highrises in River North developed by Loewenberg, to wit: Grand Plaza. Yes, there were some highlights: Hyatt, UBS, The Heritage, 1 S Dearborn, Sofitel, and a few others. But this more recent portion of the boom is particularly amazing, considering that we have a number of truly transformative buildings afoot. Trump, Waterview, Legacy, One Museum Park, 600 N Fairbanks, Elysian, 300 N Lasalle, 600 N LSD, MoMo, 550 N St. Clair, as well as some other projects soon to be under construction: One Museum Park West, Aqua, 353 N Clark, and Staybridge Suites. Let the good times roll...
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Old January 25th, 2007, 08:19 AM   #11
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Let the good times roll...
Reminds me of a song from the title tract from the Blues Brother movie.

I heard Papa tell Mamma let that boy Boggie Boggie

Let the good times roll. Let the good times roll. Let the good times roll.

Radio static and then fade away.




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Old January 25th, 2007, 12:21 PM   #12
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I can dig it... Looks very clean. Not really significant, but tall, slender and tight. Location is nice as well. Ik like it!
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Old January 25th, 2007, 06:25 PM   #13
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There's plenty of interest in this building. It's going to completely dominate people's view from Grant Park, and will reshape the skyline from other angles as well. I can't wait to experience how this tower may or may not alter the vibe that you get from the Michigan Ave. streetwall.

This is a very exciting tower!
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Old January 25th, 2007, 06:37 PM   #14
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luv the design, really tall and slim.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 06:40 PM   #15
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YES, i been waiting for this project to start
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Old January 25th, 2007, 07:29 PM   #16
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I love this one. Nice combination of old and new.

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Old January 25th, 2007, 07:37 PM   #17
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i love the color of the glass
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Old January 25th, 2007, 07:38 PM   #18
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that last image is so awesome o.o at 251m I'd say the height is pretty good.
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Old January 25th, 2007, 11:58 PM   #19
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Very nice looking building!
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Old January 26th, 2007, 09:12 PM   #20
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It kinda reminds me of the John Hancock building in Boston.
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