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Old Posted Dec 29, 2017, 4:51 AM
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Originally Posted by SpireGuy View Post
111 W 57th will be iconic. I think developers and architects in Chicago can learn a thing or two from that building. It's an art deco rival with warmth - terra cotta, gold mullions.

The proportions of Essex on the Park are nice. The curtain wall looks fine, better than most buildings with blue glass and silver mullions, but it won't stand out. It should blend in with a sea of other blue/green glass skyscrapers that are already built or going up soon.

It will stand out because of its verticality amongst shorter vintage buildings.