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Old Posted Jul 30, 2019, 4:28 AM
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Originally Posted by BonoboZill4 View Post
Haha, be careful. A lot of people love that eyesore. The atrium is wonderful, but at the end of the day, it is simply far too inefficient and historically irrelevant for the city to let take up a city block and not earn valuable tax dollars, both on its purchase/demolition and whatever is put there in its place. It may be the Loop's last chance at another true supertall.

I doubt we'll be shaking our heads at it being removed like we do some other lost treasures, such as the old Chicago Federal Building
Count me as one of those ready to see the Thompson Center gone and a much more dense, tall building put in it's place. NO casino there.
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