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Encyclopedia > Waterview Tower
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Waterview Tower - Shangri-La Chicago
Waterview Tower (from west)
Waterview Tower (from west)
Information
Location 121 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois
Status Under Construction
Groundbreaking Feb 22, 2006 [1]
Est. Completion 2009
Opening 2009 (est.)
Use Mixed
Height
Roof 319 m (1,047 ft)
Technical Details
Floor count 89
Floor area 120,774 sq. m
1.3 million sq. ft.
Companies
Architect Thomas Hoepf (Teng and Associates, Inc.)
Contractor Teng Construction, LLC
Developer Teng and Associates, Inc. & Waterview LLC

Waterview Tower is a mixed used development under construction in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Slated for completion in 2009, it will be the fifth tallest building in Chicago (and the third tallest residential building). The building will be 319 meters (1,047 feet and 1/2 inch) tall and contain 90 floors for various uses when completed. The tower is being built on the site where a parking lot has been for over 30 years. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Applications-development. ... Image File history File links Waterview_01. ... This article is about Illinois largest city. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Recently, Crain's Chicago Business reported that the Illinois Secretary of State is acting on a complaint which alleges that the developer, Teng & Associates, may have violated securities laws by touting the investment potential of their rooms.


The 5-star Singapore-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will make its debut in the United States occupying floors 12 through 27 of the building with 200 hotel condominium units. The remaining floors 30-88 will be 233 residential condominiums. The Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts (香格里拉酒店及度假酒店集團) is a hotel group based in Hong Kong. ...

areal view showing the construction site along the Chicago River

Image File history File links Waterview,_Chicago_along_Chicago_River. ... Image File history File links Waterview,_Chicago_along_Chicago_River. ... Downtown buildings line the Chicago River The Chicago River is 156 miles (251 km) long, and flows through downtown Chicago. ...

See also

This is a list of famous or notable buildings with articles about them. ... Taipei 101, the worlds tallest building since its completion in 2004, is located in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan). ... Chicago downtown Chicago has the tallest building in the United States, the Sears Tower, and many slightly shorter buildings, almost all in the Loop or along North Michigan Avenue. ... The 400 North Lake Shore Drive is going to be 2,000 feet tall and is expected to be completed in 2010. ... For many millennia the record holder for worlds tallest structure was clearly defined (see table below. ...

External links

  • Waterview Tower on Emporis
  • Crain's article on State investigation into sales practices

 
 

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