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Getting a Handle on the Curves of Chicago’s Aqua Tower

Publication Date: 5/5/2011
Author: Nadine M. Post
Format: HTML

It is lucky for Aqua Tower architect Jeanne Gang that developer James R. Loewenberg thinks the Oscar Niemeyer architecture of Brasilia, the half-century-old capital city of Brazil, is monotonous and static. If not, he might never have hired Gang for one of the four residential towers of the 28-acre Lakeshore East multi-use development in Chicago. And if that hadn’t happened, there would be no Aqua Tower.

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