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Old Posted Aug 20, 2019, 8:32 PM
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Originally Posted by ardecila View Post
LOL nope. This is a Pappageorge building, of course it will be painted! You can already see the dark gray paint in harry's first photo.

I agree that it looks awesome unpainted, and I am sad to see the paint... but the street presence and the lack of podium is a pleasant surprise.
The problem here is the weather; There's no spec mix yet that can hold up to our brutal thermal extremes without unsightly cracking and patching. You could prob get a lot of mileage in a warm climate leaving concrete exposed but in Chicago it needs a coating.
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