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Chicago Spire construction site on the Chicago River seen from the roof of Lake Point Tower, North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

RIBApix ref no RIBA45650
Artist/PhotographerFirley, Eric (1972-)
CountryUnited States
CityChicago
Subject Date2009
Image Date2009
ViewTopographical
MediumDigital image
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Eric Firley / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Designed by Santiago Calatrava, construction on the Chicago Spire began in 2007 but was put on hold in 2008 before any of the superstructure had been built. Conceived as a 150-storey slender twisting structure, it would be the tallest building in the United States if completed.

Subject tags

skyscrapers, towns & cities, riverside buildings, construction sites, rivers, lakes