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Old Posted Jan 8, 2015, 9:37 PM
Via Chicago Via Chicago is offline
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Originally Posted by SSideAtty View Post
@ ViaChicago^ ... I think you will see them eventually build on those lots... just not the primary structure. The primary structure has to be in park space for it to have the "wow" factor they are looking for in order to win the bid. If you situate the library into an old blank lot it would not have the same appeal aesthetically.
Of course it wouldnt. Any private development built in the middle of one of the city's parks would inevitably obtain a "wow" factor. Thats not what the parks exist for however. In fact, their primary purpose is to keep those things at bay.
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