architects of Lake Point Tower,
were inspired by a sketch done by Ludwig
Mies van der Rohe in 1922.
Completed in 1968, Lake Point Tower,
645 feet, was then the highest building
in the world.
This 70-storey building is located on
the peninsula which leads to
one of Chicago's most popular tourist
The 120 degree angle between the wings
protects the building from direct winds.
Its curves prevent residents from looking
into each other's unit, and each window
has a view of Lake Michigan.
Lake Point Tower is one of Chicago's
most unique all-residential skyscrapers
offering some stunning views of the shoreline.
Its distinct shape and location make it
a remarkable landmark.
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