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Old Posted Nov 5, 2004, 2:15 AM
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Originally Posted by tackledspoon
Eh, it seems a bit uninspired to me, for Chicago. It just doesn't say Chicago. In another city, it may fit, but it just isn't clicking in my mind.
Nice design and all, it just doesn't have that Chicago character.

my initial reaction was similar to yours, but then it became apparent that what i was looking at was a curvilnear sears tower clad with blue mirror glass. if you pay attention to the details there is a confident, if somewhat akward, attitude about the massing of set back forms that seems very chicago, it just happens to be wearing a miami suit.

it could turn out to be really cool.

or terribly tacky.

it's hard to know from just one preliminary rendering.
He has to go.