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Old Posted Jan 25, 2018, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Khantilever View Post
I would be very surprised if there is a significant spire here. Given the sensitive location there are strong incentives for them to limit the height - not extend it for vanity’s sake.

What’s more, if we take them at their word that it will be a foot shorter than Trump, what would be the point of spending millions on a spire to only barely miss the #2 spot in Chicago?
I tend to agree but my point was there is no substantive reason to expect that there will or won’t be a spire based solely on the architect.