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Old 12-20-2007, 07:15 PM   #21
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Re: Skyscraper Projects Booming in Chicago

How does the Chicago skyline compare to NYC and Hong Kong?
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Old 12-20-2007, 07:52 PM   #22
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Definitely smaller, but it has better defined peaks and valleys, and as a result is generally more pleasing to the eye.
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Old 11-26-2017, 07:21 PM   #23
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Re: Skyscraper Projects Booming in Chicago

I was going to make my own thread but found this so Ill post here. Surprising that this hasn't been touched since 07'.

Future Chicago Skyline:




Vista tower: Under construction










Gateway Tower:






Wolf Point:
















150 N. Riverside:












One Grant Park:








110 N. Wacker Sr.






1000 South Michigan:




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Old 12-01-2017, 08:01 PM   #24
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New Willis (F that Sears Tower) ground floor.





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Old 12-02-2017, 03:48 PM   #25
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Re: Skyscraper Projects Booming in Chicago

Well it's better than the wind swept plaza that's there now.
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One Grant Park is comical in its (twin!) copying of the Sears Tower.
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