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The towers are just fine, but those garage bases are hideous. Why does Chicago allow such aboveground monstrosities? In Toronto, where more new condos have been built in the last decade than any other city in North America, you never see such beasts. Is there something in Chicago's parking requirements that causes the problem? It can't just be the high water table -- Toronto has high water as well, being right on the lake, and lots of tough bedrock underneath - but even waterfront condos there still manage to fit most parking underground or otherwise hidden...
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Feb 11, 2011