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View Poll Results: Which one do you like more?
River Point 15 57.69%
609 Main at Texas 11 42.31%
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Old August 11th, 2016, 09:21 AM   #1
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River Point, Chicago vs 609 Main, Houston | Pickard Chilton

Two major office skyscrapers nearing completion in the U.S by architect Pickard Chilton. They also share the same developer. Which design do you like more?

River Point
City: Chicago, 444 West Lake
Height: 730 ft, 52 fl
Developer: Hines


by george


http://www.pickardchilton.com/work/river-point

609 Main at Texas
City: Houston, 609 Main
Height: 752 ft, 48 fl
Developer: Hines




http://www.pickardchilton.com/work/609-main-texas
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Old August 11th, 2016, 05:29 PM   #2
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Old August 12th, 2016, 10:15 AM   #3
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Old September 14th, 2016, 11:20 PM   #4
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Old September 14th, 2016, 11:35 PM   #5
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I like both
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Old September 16th, 2016, 10:37 PM   #6
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Old January 3rd, 2017, 01:04 AM   #7
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Exterior work on 609 Main is complete.

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The one in Houston.
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There are a few buildings similar to River point around so my vote would go to Houston as well. I like that facade especially.
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Old January 6th, 2017, 11:40 PM   #10
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both turned out beautifully. I vote for River Point. Despite being in Chicago, it had a more significant impact on its neck of the woods in the skyline.


JAK_8131 by Jack Silver, on Flickr


Houston Skyline from IAH C Garage by Walter Edgar, on Flickr

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Old March 2nd, 2017, 09:13 PM   #11
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I think both had significant impacts, but I like River Point better. By the way, is 609 Main at Texas still under construction? I visited Houston earlier this week and it didn't look open.
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