November 11, 2008
All major construction work has been completed at the Marquee. The majority of construction work remaining is punch-list and warranty work. Currently we have only 121 punch-list and warranty items remaining out of 4,369 items reported. Touch up painting is taking place in the lobby, hallways, and vestibule areas of the building.

May 20, 2008
We have recently received a shipment of windows to fill in the missing openings throughout the remainder of the building. A window installer has been hired and is currently taking inventory of the shipment to determine if the shipment contained windows for all missing openings. Finishes have been completed where ever possible inside units to expedite remaining construction work once windows have been installed.

January 15, 2008
The Marquee continues to make great progress with owner inspections underway on a daily basis up to the 10th floor. Finishes continue as appliances are installed up to the 11th floor, wood flooring to the 13th floor, electrical fixtures to the 15th floor and cabinets are installed on the 16th floor. Tile is set through the 21st floor while prime painting is complete through the 22nd floor. Drywall is currently being installed on the 23rd floor. Drywall has been hung in the 1st floor lobby area, as well as the decorative lighting. The hallways on the 3rd 4th and 5th floors are prepared for finish paint.


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December 30, 2007
The Marquee is making great progress with owner inspections underway on a daily basis. Finishes continue at a rapid pace as appliances are installed on the 9th floor, wood flooring to the 10th floor, cabinets to the 15th floor, and electrical fixtures to the 14th floor. The 1st floor exterior masonry is near completion while the front of the building is being graded in preparation for landscaping and sidewalk work. The majority of garage parking spaces are striped with numbers identifying each individual parking spot.

November 30, 2007
The interior layout and framing of the building is nearing completion with rough mechanical, electrical, and plumbing being installed as on the 23rd floor. Trim has begun on the 14th floor with appliances scheduled for installation on floors 3,4 and 5. The exterior of the building is nearing completion with paint being applied on the east elevation. The curbs have been set on the 1st floor so that the exterior facade of the lobby may begin. Drywall has been started on the 21st floor while prime painting is complete through the 19th floor. Tile is set through the 18th floor while cabinets are set through the 13th floor.



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November 26, 2007
The interior layout and framing of the 24th and 25th floor is moving full steam ahead with rough mechanical, electrical, and plumbing being installed as well. Below, trim has begun at a rigorous pace and we will have floors 3, 4, and, 5 ready for owners inspections occurring in the month of December, with other sequential floors available soon after. The exterior of the penthouse is nearing completion with paint being applied on the entire West elevation and continuing around the facade. Another big milestone was the removal of the temporary elevator on the exterior to free up space for balcony and lobby completion on the East side. This was all made possible by the completion of the permanent interior elevator cars. Also remember that bidding is still available on desired parking spaces until December, 6th don't miss this opportunity to improve size, ease and convenience of your parking space.



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October 20, 2007
We have reached another key milestone in your building with the completion and dry in of the roof. The make up air, which supplies the entire building with fresh air from the outside, is all the way up to the roof with only 5 more sections until its completion. We also anticipate the completion of the bus duct, which carries the electrical infrastructure throughout the building within the next 2 weeks. On the trim side of things the job keeps moving forward with drywall up to floor 16, cabinets up through floor 9, and the model a week away from completion.


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September 28, 2007
All pre-cast panels are installed going all the way up to the top of the building. Window and patio doors are currently installed through the 19th floor. MEP rough-in work is complete through the 17th floor. Drywall is currently being installed on the 13th floor. Condos have been prime painted through the 9th floor. Tile has been installed through the 8th floor. Cabinets have been installed as high as the 6th floor, with kitchen countertops following behind cabinets currently being installed on the 5th floor.



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August 29, 2007
A major milestone for the Marquee has been reached; we have topped off the building, Marquee now stands 26 stories above Michigan Ave. Pre-cast panels are now installed through the 23rd floor. Windows are installed as high as the 16th floor. MEP rough-in work is complete through the 15th floor. Drywall is currently being installed through the 10th floor. Tile is being installed on through the 5th floor. Cabinets are currently being installed on floors 3, 4, and 5

August 18, 2007
23 floors high the Marquee currently stands. Pre-cast panels have been installed through the 18th floor. Framing out of individual units has started on the 15th floor. Rough water piping is up as high as the 16th floor and the electrician has made progress up to the 9th floor with rough work. Drywall which again forms all interior walls is currently being installed through the 7th floor.

August 3, 2007
Marquee is now standing an impressive 21 floors above Michigan Ave. Precast panels have been installed through the 16th floor. Framing out of individual units has started on the 13th floor. Rough water piping is up as high as the 14th floor and the electrician has made progress up to the 8th floor with his rough work. We have drywall, which forms the walls inside individual units completed through the 4th floor with the 5th and 6th floors to be completed very soon.

July 3, 2007
Marquee is now standing an impressive 21 floors above Michigan Ave. Precast panels have been installed through the 16th floor. Framing out of individual units has started on the 13th floor. Rough water piping is up as high as the 14th floor and the electrician has made progress up to the 8th floor with his rough work. We have drywall, which forms the walls inside individual units completed through the 4th floor with the 5th and 6th floors to be completed very soon.

June 19, 2007
If you have purchased a condo on the 19th floor of Marquee you can now stand on the floor of your condo, we have finished pouring concrete on the 19th floor of Marquee. Pre-cast panels have been installed through the 14th floor, these panels form the outer walls of the building. Individual units have been framed out with studs through the 12th floor. Water piping has been installed through the 10th floor, and the electrician is wired through the 7th floor. Drywall, which forms the walls inside individual units, will start to be installed tomorrow.



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June 01, 2007
The 17th floor of Marquee has been poured. The stairs going up the core of the building have been poured though the 19th floor. Pre-cast panels that form the outer walls of the building have been installed through the 12th floor. Exterior windows have been installed through the 10th floor. Individual units have been framed out with studs through the 9th floor. The electricians, plumbers and HVAC trades are busy working up the building trailing behind the concrete.


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May 18, 2007
Marquee is currently standing 16 stories above Michigan Ave. The pre-cast concrete panels that form the exterior walls of the building have been installed through the 11th floor. Windows are also being installed going up the building currently we have windows installed though the 8th floor. Bathtubs are going in currently installed through the 6th floor. We have also completely revamped our sales center located on the 2nd floor of the Buick Building, so if you haven't been in the neighborhood of your future condo lately feel free to stop by our remodeled sales center and check out the construction progress of Marquee.

May 1, 2007
Since our buyer appreciation event on 04/04/07 we have poured 5 more floors of concrete. Currently Marquee is standing 13 stories above Michigan Ave. Pre-cast concrete panels which form the exterior walls of the building have been installed through the 9th floor. Plumbers, Electricians and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) subcontractors are trailing behind the concrete installing all the rough piping and wiring.


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April 4, 2007
Recap of Buyer Appreciation Event

March 23, 2007
Work has progressed to the tenth floor of the building. The precast panels which make up the exterior faŤade have been placed on the third and forth floors. The interior wall have been framed on the third floor and are proceeding on the forth floor. Restoration work on the landmark Buick Building is underway.


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December 6, 2006
Construction has progressed to the third floor, where the concrete slab is being laid out. The central core has reached the seventh floor. The gas service has been connected and work continues on the water service.


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October 23, 2006
As of 10/23/06 all the concrete footings have been poured, as well as a significant number of columns to support the first parking level. The central core is up to the second floor. The basement area has been cast and framing has begun on for the first elevated pour of the project.


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May 27, 2005
25 Story Condo Planned in South Loop
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