The Poetry Garage in Chicago

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I think- I now-know- why they never DEMO'ed this building.....cause it'd take twenty tons of TNT to blow this sucka down....

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The Poetry Garage
Also known as:201 West Madison Self Park

201 West Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois, The Loop 60606
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  • Floor space: 236,500 square feet.
  • Parking spaces: 1,107.
Timeline
  • 1989: A proposal was floated to build a 125-story, 1,914-foot-tall skyscraper at this location. It was designed by Cesar Pelli, and would have been developed by Miglin-Beitler Developments. It was intended to be the world's tallest building.
Notes
  • Developer: Fifield Realty Corporation
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