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Lake Point Tower, Chicago

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Lake Point Tower is a high-rise residential building located on a promontory of the Lake Michigan waterfront in Chicago, just north of the Chicago River at 505 North Lake Shore Drive. Completed in 1968, it is in the Streeterville neighborhood on the Near North Side. Located adjacent to Navy Pier, the building is the only skyscraper that sits east of Lake Shore Drive in the city.

Its tall curved three wing 'Y' shape was an inspiration for the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates by Chicago-born architect Adrian Smith.
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  • Just before the Navy pier you can easily spot the Lake Point Tower, a marvellous newer building on Chicago's skyline, beautiful curved design and coloured outer panels, worth finding.  more »
  • I think the look is cool. My research says it was designed by architects who were the students of the famous Mies van der Rohe. It’s 700 feet high and was built over 50 years ago. Whoever designed....  more »
  • The best views in Chicago! Beautiful building with everything that you can imagine and in the best location!
  • Visited a business here, a little hard to navigate the premises, but is surely an iconic building.

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