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Old Posted May 21, 2008, 6:54 AM
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IF YOU HAD MAGICAL POWERS AND COULD RAZE ANY BUILDING IN YOUR CITY, WHICH BUILDINGS WOULD YOU RID YOUR CITY OF???

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my first choice in chicago would be trump tower.
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Here is one to start since I happen to have a picture of it:



It is near (perhaps on) the intersection of Rush and Oak. It has a bank at the bottom of it and I absolutely HATE it. Tear down all those bullshit concrete/black plastic windowed piles of dog shit in the Gold Coast with it.
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^That is also its most flattering angle BTW.
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The Marriott Marquis. It may have some decent interior spaces but the exterior makes me hate life a little bit more every time I walk by.
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my first choice in chicago would be trump tower.
Are you serious????

With all of the POS beige-painted, concrete buildings between the river and North Ave, you pick Trump?

I have no words...

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my first choice in chicago would be trump tower.
I would tear down this POS in a second!!!

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IF YOU HAD MAGICAL POWERS AND COULD RAZE ANY BUILDING IN YOUR CITY, WHICH BUILDINGS WOULD YOU RID YOUR CITY OF???

You really should seek help for your formatting and smilies addictions.
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I would tear down this POS in a second!!!

I really can't think of why, but I have always liked this building.
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OH GOD. I hate the Marriot Marquis in Times SQ. The Front and the rear are atrocious! The sides are ok but extremly dated. Be gone with it.
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OH GOD. I hate the Marriot Marquis in Times SQ. The Front and the rear are atrocious! The sides are ok but extremly dated. Be gone with it.
Really? My first choice would be the DB building.
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Old Posted May 21, 2008, 6:38 PM
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You really should seek help for your formatting and smilies addictions.
ok, thanks.
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OH GOD. I hate the Marriot Marquis in Times SQ. The Front and the rear are atrocious! The sides are ok but extremly dated. Be gone with it.
I'm with ya on that one.
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I really can't think of why, but I have always liked this building.
have you ever seen this from the river? it is the biggest eye sore on the river, by far.
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have you ever seen this from the river? it is the biggest eye sore on the river, by far.
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The RR Donnelly building on the Chicago river leaps to mind. It doesn't make me want to throw myself off a bridge or anything, but I think it's garrish...kind of like 'Vegas gone corporate". It's also a tall building that seems short....A dissapointing building in a prominent location.

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^^^^^ That happens to be my favorite Chicago building. I'd get rid of the 'Unitran' building first.
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Ah, and the "I dictate what good architecture is and everyone else is wrong" Master is back in business.
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The Trump is way better than the RR Donnelly and that is not saying much.

Nah nah nah nah, nah nah nah nah, hey hey hey... goood bye to the RR Donnelly!
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oh God, in Portland it has to be the Michael Graves, Portland Building...the first postmodern office tower.


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