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40th Anniversary photos
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40th Anniversary Program

mLake Point Tower developer and architects

Presentation model of Lake Point Tower. 

From left, architect John Henirich; Flour Corp VP John Marshall; National Boulevard Bank President Hans Wanders; co-developer William Hartnet Jr.; and architect George Schipporeit.

Source: Lake Point Tower: A Design History,
by Edward Windhorst and Kevin Harrington

Lake Point Tower celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008, with a 41st Anniversary Party in 2009  

Press Releases

October 7, 2009 release on 40th Symposium 10-28

October 1, 2009 release on book:Lake Point Tower: A Design History

August 10, 2009 release on anniversary plans

Links to Stories

IIT's George Schipporeit-Designed Lake Point Tower Celebrates 40th Anniversary  IIT Today, 12-26-09

Architecture Gift Book Suggestions for All You Procrastinators  Chicago Tribune architecture blog of Blair Kamin 12-21-09

A Documentary about the Design and Construction of Lake Point Tower 
and its Lake Point Tower Playlist on YouTube

Chicago Condos: Best of Both Words -- Green Spaces without the Hassle
Chicago Real Estate Blog, 10-28-09

Building the Burnham Pavilions and the Creation of Lake Point Tower,
ArchitectureChicago Plus, Lynn Becker

La Torre Lake Point cumplió 40 años
  Guía de Chicago,

Symposium Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Lake Point Tower Building

Northbrook Resident Honored as Developer of Lake Point Tower on its 40th  October 5, 2009

Glenview Resident Honored for Designing Lake Point Tower on Building's 40th Anniversary October 5, 2009

Tall Buildings, ...Lake Point Tower at 40... ArchitectureChicago Plus, Lynn Becker.  10-4-09

Does Lake Point Tower Still Got "It"?  Chicago Real Estate Local blog, 10-2-09

"Architectural Book Celebrates Chicago's "Aesthetic and Engineering Masterpiece'"
San Jose Business Journal, Reuters, CNBC, Yahoo News, Architectural Record

Blair Kamin's Cityscapes blog, September 11, point 10, announces our 40th Anniversary Symposium October 28th.  (And note the old old pic of human window washers on LPT!)

Lake Point Tower Turns 40, Chicago Architecture Blog, Wayne Lorentz.

Lake Point Tower is Turning 40 (Well, 41 Really)  It's Time to Celebrate 8-20-09 (See almost the last item in news column)

Lake Point Tower Roof Garden, Alfred Caldwell's Prairie in the Sky James Gerlach, Cultural Landscape Foundation newsletter, July 2009

Lake Point Tower Turns 40, David Roeder, Sun Times 8-19-09

Pics from June 23 Tour of LPT by members of Landmarks Illinois

Video:  Lake Point Tower Spectacular Views ChicagoCondos Online.blogspot. com.  May 18.  YoChicago linked to this in its Local News column, May 19th

Blog and Flickr links on

Facebook - Lake Point Tower video embedded

Lake Point Tower: Back Story of an Icon,

Student Kitchen and Bath Designers Compete, Using Lake Point Tower Floor Plans, Lake Point Tower Blog, May 2011

Lake Point Tower's Skyline Terrace: A Green Roof Pioneer, Curbed Chicago, 6-25-2011


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