Video: Trump Tower Time Lapse
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Video: Trump Tower Time Lapse

Here’s a little fun for your weekend.  It’s a time-lapse video we made earlier this week of clouds around and reflected in the Trump International Hotel and Tower (401 North Wabash Avenue). You can see how the skin of the building changes color in reaction to its environment.  Architects always talk about that sort of thing, but here you can really see it in...

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Time-Lapse Video: Assembling Trump’s Spire

After weeks of delays, it finally happened — on January 3, 2009 the spire was finally assembled at the top of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago.  Doing so raises the building’s height to 1,326 feet, making it the second-tallest building in the city, and the third-tallest in North America (if, of course, you count spires but not antennae).   The spire isn’t quite done yet.  With the exception of three...

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