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Old December 28th, 2008, 02:40 PM   #821
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Nice update. The tower looks fantastic:X
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Old December 28th, 2008, 04:14 PM   #822
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Are you sure its snow on the ceiling on the top floors? I think they're just covers.
Nope -snow - happened on several builidings, all after a vicious storm, all in the same way, I have rarely seen this before, and only after snow storms. This effect was only observed on buildings with concrete floor plates (111 W Wacker, Streeter Place, Aqua ). The coating you are thinking about is sprayed on the support beams in buildings with a steel skeleton.

Here is Streeter place ( a few blocks away ), same day.
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Old December 28th, 2008, 05:32 PM   #823
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Great project!
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Old December 28th, 2008, 09:07 PM   #824
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yeah!!! so impressive! It must be so amazing when you look up tu it from the street.
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Old December 30th, 2008, 01:57 PM   #825
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Dec 29 -am



EV thank you for all the great shots.
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Old December 31st, 2008, 08:39 PM   #826
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Old December 31st, 2008, 08:40 PM   #827
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WOW! Excellent pictures!!!
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Old December 31st, 2008, 11:18 PM   #828
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mind blowing...
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Old January 1st, 2009, 12:15 AM   #829
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Old January 1st, 2009, 01:56 AM   #830
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Sexy tower! I think it would look better if they don't have huge base and match the architecture of Aqua tower.
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 05:27 AM   #831
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 05:55 AM   #832
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HarryC, Spyuy, and I_AM_HYDROGEN, thank you very much for the great pictures! Looks like we have about 13 more floors to go.
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 06:26 AM   #833
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This looks like a really cool tower. Very organic, lots of curves to it. It almost defies all the boxiness of most Chicago buildings. This will certainly be a great addition to the skyline.
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 01:47 PM   #834
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Sexy tower! I think it would look better if they don't have huge base and match the architecture of Aqua tower.
I agree, it would be nice to have a base in the same style.
What will the base be used for anyway? car park?
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 03:56 PM   #835
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The base dosen't match the building and the tower loses its charm from a distance, just to look like another box. But it does look amazing from below. Must be awesome in person to look up at it.
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 04:37 PM   #836
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awesome pictures everyone. this tower is sexy from close but blends in with the rest from further away!
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 07:29 PM   #837
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awesome pictures everyone. this tower is sexy from close but blends in with the rest from further away!
Exactly that's what i love about it. I think i would dislike a lot more if you could see its curves from afar. The building looks great

Though like everyone else says, the base is just..a miss
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 10:27 PM   #838
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I agree, it would be nice to have a base in the same style.
What will the base be used for anyway? car park?
It looks like conference center to me.
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Old January 5th, 2009, 01:59 AM   #839
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Old January 5th, 2009, 01:33 PM   #840
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Chi649 - that is a great shot - shows the stuff at the top of BCBS like I haven't seen before.

Thank you for the great updates in all the Chicago threads.
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