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Old Posted May 28, 2008, 3:56 PM
cbotnyse cbotnyse is offline
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Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
it's common knowledge that frank lloyd wright's mile high proposal for chicago was merely a design exercise and it never approached being a "real proposal". this was just a flight of fancy of a brilliant mind........ architectural day-dreaming.

in fact, i'm always a bit surprised that some people actually mistake this old fantasy from FLW for being a serious proposal.
thanks, I really didn't know how serious it was.

I thought I've read before that this proved a tower could be built at this height and FLW hoped to see it happen someday.
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