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The water, together with the changing light and clouds create dynamic reflections: the green and silver lobby continues the shimmering show. Thompson Center From inside the circular atrium of this magnificent 17story building (1985), a quick glance up is almost dizzying. Take the elevator to the top for an impressive view of the stunning marble rosette on the concourse level (see p70). Ogilvie Transportation Center Rising 40 stories in waves of glass and steel is this striking 1996-rebuilt commuter train station (aka the Northwestern Station).
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