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TimeAgain Mar 8, 2017 6:41 PM

Really hope it starts in May. I'm finally starting to get impressed with all the cranes in the sky. Time to keep this momentum going.

RyanChi92 Apr 13, 2017 9:45 PM

http://i.imgur.com/tQO052B.jpg?2

~18 days, peeps!! This site is just begging to get dug up. It looks so sad.

I believe those are removed street lights at the bottom of the picture. I could be wrong though.

Rocket49 Apr 13, 2017 10:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RyanChi92 (Post 7772538)
~18 days, peeps!!

18 days to what?

KWILLSKYLINE Apr 14, 2017 12:10 AM

This is actually happening!!!!! The boom continues!

harryc Apr 14, 2017 12:44 AM

The loss of this prime space for a big screen --- think of the natural river front



BVictor1 Apr 14, 2017 2:58 AM

^I think there were shooting a Red Bull commercial.

BVictor1 Apr 14, 2017 3:12 AM

My source:

Construction start Second Quarter of 2017

Late 2019 - Early 2020 Delivery

698 Units

BVictor1 Apr 24, 2017 5:06 PM

Looks like there's a mini soil testing rig on site.

KWILLSKYLINE Apr 24, 2017 6:12 PM

Nice!

Notyrview Apr 24, 2017 6:26 PM

omg YUSS KWEEEN YUSSsSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS werk the thing sashay shantay Miss Thing bitch you better werk

aaron38 Apr 24, 2017 8:43 PM

Bumping these renderings as they're a few pages back at this point.

SolarWind Apr 25, 2017 1:30 AM

April 24, 2017


KWILLSKYLINE Apr 25, 2017 6:59 AM

Do you think they will tear up the remainder of the parking lot, east and south, or will they leave the south for a later time. I only ask because isn't the south section going to be completly blocked off by east, west, parking garage, and the river. So that empty lot would be useless except for staging and material storage.

Also, how difficult is that south project going to be to get materials and machinery to that site. If they use barges in the river, isnt that very shallow to dock next to?

TimeAgain Apr 25, 2017 1:38 PM

I might be looking forward to the East tower more than anything, just because Wolf Point looks so barren right now compared to everything going on around it.

IrishIllini Apr 25, 2017 4:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Lurker (Post 7783912)
Thats because the East tower IS a thing. The rendering is OF the East tower. It's been approved, soil testing is taking place and groundbreaking is imminent.

I would love to see a supertall South tower as much as anybody else but them bananas ain't ripe yet.

Can anyone explain why people keep referencing bananas on this forum? I'm assuming it's something about developments being "ripe for development", but IDK, lol.

BrandonJXN Apr 25, 2017 4:30 PM

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Originally Posted by IrishIllini (Post 7784329)
Can anyone explain why people keep referencing bananas on this forum? I'm assuming it's something about developments being "ripe for development", but IDK, lol.

:banana:

^ The universal sign for imminent construction.

LouisVanDerWright Apr 25, 2017 4:33 PM

Lol, we haven't seen that many nanners lately because this boom has been one of many smaller projects. We typically only roll them out for the groundbreaking of particularly large or impressive projects.

Never thought about how infuriating or bizarre all the banana references must be to someone who doesn't remember the two or three pages of bananas that would follow something like the arrival of cassion rigs for the Spire.

maru2501 Apr 25, 2017 5:11 PM

:awesome::awesome::awesome::awesome:

aaron38 Apr 25, 2017 5:22 PM

^^^ Hey now, no premature nannering, you'll jinx it.

Steely Dan Apr 25, 2017 5:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by aaron38 (Post 7784448)
^^^ Hey now, no premature nannering, you'll jinx it.

exactly.

this is not 'nam. this is skyscraper construction internet nerdery. there are rules.

there shall be absolutely no posting of bananas of any kind until a caisson rig tastes its first earth.


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