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Old July 10th, 2014, 03:04 AM   #41
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To bad it blocks JHC, still it shouldn't be a problem getting passed.
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Old July 10th, 2014, 04:08 PM   #42
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Old July 10th, 2014, 04:47 PM   #43
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By any chance, can you add the Post office and Spire?
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Old July 10th, 2014, 05:47 PM   #45
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Would have looked better if it was just the tallest 1/3 of the building. It would have looked like the 'Endless Column' in Romania.
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Old July 10th, 2014, 10:46 PM   #46
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The height isn't impressive but I like the design. It is unorthodox but in a good sense of the word. I think it will be a good addition to the skyline that will complement the new generation of Chicago supertalls, which have evolved beyond what we traditionaly associate with Chicago. I'm a hardcore box lover, but I don't see why non boxy buildings should be kept out of the skyline if they are well designed. And this in my opinion is well designed

But the thing that is truly the most positive news that this proposal brings is that it shows developers are sensing top class residential demand. This is great news for the Spire, which in my opinion is vastly superior both in height and design compared to this proposal. If developers and investors sense this "disturbance in the Force" it is another positive sign that the Spire might be built as it is planned after all
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Old July 11th, 2014, 12:07 AM   #47
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Old July 11th, 2014, 11:20 AM   #48
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The 89-storey mixed-use development will have a gross floor area of 131,400m˛ and will house a 240-room five-star hotel, apartments and a commercial centre. Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin said that investing in Chicago property is Wanda's first move into the US real estate market. Jianlin said: "By 2020, Wanda will have Wanda branded five-star hotels in 12 to 15 major world cities and build an internationally influential Chinese luxury hotel brand."

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Old July 11th, 2014, 11:45 AM   #49
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Wow! Now that's more like the Chicago I know and love: tall and innovative. I hope Chicago and it's architecture will be back to full-strength soon.
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Old July 11th, 2014, 11:56 AM   #50
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The height isn't impressive
35th tallest building in the world 'isnt impressive'.

You live in your own little world don't you?
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Old July 11th, 2014, 12:24 PM   #51
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35th tallest out of thousands skyscrapers arround the world is still impressive. 350m is a great height!
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Old July 11th, 2014, 12:38 PM   #52
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It's a nice design, i really like it! But for some reason I'm a bit 'iffy' about it... I can't really explain why...

But it does look great in the skyline and gives the impression of more than one building which is good!

Well done Chicago though, getting back on its feet
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Your iffiness is completely understandable. The shape is highly unusual. So when you have polished renders or a low resolution sketchup model in Google Earth, you can't see the full effect of the building in situ.

The cladding of this building will be key. If it's elegant and high quality, the shape will be reinforced and the building will be futuristic and sophisticated.

If it's cheap and shoddy, it will look like something out of a state carnival.

The devil's in the details.
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Old July 11th, 2014, 01:00 PM   #54
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35th tallest out of thousands skyscrapers arround the world is still impressive. 350m is a great height!
It is also quite massive. Far cry from the slender supertalls we got used to.
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35th tallest building in the world 'isnt impressive'.

You live in your own little world don't you?
Anything shorter than 1WTC is unimpressive these days. Would you care about an athlete who ended up on the 35th place in the olympics? Nobody would, only the top positions are interesting. The fact that most buildings in the world don't exceed 2 or 3 stories doesn't matter when determining which height is impressive and which is not. The only thing that matters in this case are hard numbers and comparison to the truly top height buildings

Also I'd like to note that if all of the buildings currently proposed would be built, this would be on the 186th place, which is very very unimpressive. If only the buildings currently u/c would be built, this would be on the 61th place, which is very unimpressive too
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Having been to Chicago I can confirm that most buildings in the skyline are certainly impressive, not just the tallest. If you've never seen them in real life you are in no position to judge their impressiveness.

In fact I have seen much shorter buildings that were absolutely overwhelming to behold in real life. The Kölner Dom (Cologne cathedral) is a good example, short on paper compared to most skyscrapers, but what a presence!
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Old July 11th, 2014, 07:32 PM   #57
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What a cheap-looking render. Doesn't inspire an excess of confidence in the group.

Design looks promising though.
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Old July 11th, 2014, 07:35 PM   #58
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I completely agree with SomeKindofBug: a lot depends on the quality of the cladding. If poor, it would ruin the entire building...
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Old July 11th, 2014, 07:49 PM   #59
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Well, it's certainly funky!
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Old July 11th, 2014, 08:09 PM   #60
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The height isn't impressive but I like the design.
Oh be quiet... how is an 1150 foot building with a unique design to boot not impressive?

With that logic J.K. Rowling "isn't rich" because there are a handful of richer people.






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