QUOTE(urbaneddie @ Jul 31 2007, 11:30 PM)
This bldg looks interesting & certainly is better looking than most recent office/mixed-use bldgs.
As for the Riverbend bldg ... It was just written up in the Chicago Sun-Times that the Kennedy family is finally looking to develop the Wolf Point property they own, which will hopefully block Riverbend & its ugly neon light trim. 89-story Ceasar Pelli tower planned as part of the development
You don't like the neon? I was against it when it first went on a couple of years ago, but I've grown used to it. I think the blue is nice and subdued, especailly compared to the Merchandise Mart next door which is often the brightest thing in the sky most nights.
That said, I'd like the blue neon more if they kept up with the maintenance more. At one point it was so bad and spotty that one of the papers did an article about how crappy it looks. That got the managers to fix it real quick.
I wonder if the people who live there got to choose the color.