Stormy clouds over Navy Pier, taken from Lake Point Tower

Stormy clouds over Navy Pier, taken from Lake Point Tower by Lake Point Tower
Stormy clouds over Navy Pier, taken from Lake Point Tower, a photo by Lake Point Tower on Flickr.

Look at these lovely clouds over Navy Pier. What a dramatic show of lake and sky.

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Lake Point Tower Condos: A Chicago Search Story

We’re celebrating Lake Point Tower condos today with a Google Search Story.

If you’d like to make your own search story, Google’s got a fun and easy tool.  Click here for the quick explanation.  And here to just jump in and make one.

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Domer Leads Tour of Caldwell’s Park at Lake Point Tower

Lake point tower's park was designed by Alfred Caldwell.  Dennis Domer is his biographer.

Dennis Domer

On July 18, Dennis Domer, an expert on landscape architect Alfred Caldwell, who designed Lake Point Tower‘s magnificent Sklyline Park, spoke with building residents about Mr. Caldwell’s life and work.  The audience gathered inLPTs third floor glass-enclosed warp-around corridor.  Mr. Domer’s expertise, wit and Caldwell remembrances were an immediate hit with the group.

Tour of Lake Point Tower's third floor part, conducted by Dennis Domer

Group tour of Lake Point Tower's third floor roof-top garden

Following Mr. Domer’s presentation, the group toured Lake Point Tower’s Skyline Park The tour was led by Becky Froeter-Mathis, an LPT landscape architect consultant with Hitchcock Design Group.  Two other architects were in the tour group: George Schipporeit, one of the building’s architects; Deever Rockwell, LPT resident and an architect who worked with Alfred Caldwell.

Deever Rockwell, left, and George Schipporeit

Dennis Domer’s’ book, Alfred Caldwell: the Life and Works of a Prairie School Landscape Architect, is available to interested readers.  Please click on the link.

Also, view our Flickr album on Lake Point Tower’s lovely third floor park.

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Curbed Chicago on Lake Point Tower’s Green Roof

Lake Point Tower Skyline Park

Click image to see Curbed Chicago's Photos

 

Thanks, Curbed Chicago, for the nice photos and description of our third floor park in your post today.

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Student Kitchen and Bath Designers Compete, Using Lake Point Tower Floor Plans

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Director Paul LeRoux, judges and winners of student design contest

On April  2011 in Las Vegas, the Kitchen And Bath Association announced winners of the student designer competition for kitchen and bath designs, based on Lake Point Tower floor plans.

At his own expense, Paul LeRoux, a director and resident of Lake Point Tower, attended the design award ceremony.

In the photo, LeRoux is show with the judges and award winners, giving them a copy of the book Lake Point Tower, A Design History, for their efforts and as a “thank you” from the building.

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