New high-rises battle for skyline supremacy

Chicagoans have never been in love with change (I still can’t get anyone to put ketchup on my hot dog), but like it or not, the city’s skyline is changing dramatically. Which of the tallest residential behemoths planned or underway will have the biggest impact on our skyline?

Click “More” to see the contestants and cast your vote.
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Above L to R: The 89-story Waterview Tower, planned for 111 W Wacker Dr; the 73-story Legacy at Millenium Park, planned for 60 E Monroe St.

Below L to R: The 92-story Trump International Hotel and Tower, under construction at 401 N Wabash Ave; and the 80-story Aqua, planned for the new Lakeshore East community.

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Below L to R: Santiago Calatrava’s 115-story Fordham Spire, proposed for 420 E North Water St; and the 62-story 340 on the Park, under construction at 340 E Randolph St.

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Will any of these skyscrapers become as iconic as the Sears Tower or John Hancock Center? Click on “Comments” below to give us your pick for the best new addition to the skyline, whether it’s one of these or another you’d like to nominate.

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