Calatrava's Chigago Fordham Spire Design Drawing Concern

Worries over terrorist threats are just one concern about the newly proposed Lake Shore Drive skyscraper.

"Carley and Calatrava claim that the building won't be a target because it is a residential tower and doesn't symbolize anything, as the destroyed World Trade Center did. Yet supertall towers are, by their very nature, symbolic. The extra expense of building tall has to be covered by the extra price for living the high life--and the prestige that justifies such prices."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

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