Tuesday, October 25, 2005

2.000-foot-high Pigeon Roost Proposed for Chicago's Lakefront

In this morning's Trib, architecture critic Blair Kamin and real estate columnist Thomas Corfmann reveal plans for a $300,000,000, 2,000 foot-high HDTV broadcast tower to be constructed by a partnership of J. Paul Beitler and LR Development along Chicago's lakeshore, not from another 2,000 structure, the Santiago Calatrava designed Fordham Spire. Read about it - and why it's such a bad bet - here.

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