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Bertrand Goldberg's Marina City building 'the corncob towers'  mid-century  mixed uses, notice the first few levels dedicated for carparking

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Bertrand Goldberg's Marina City building 'the corncob towers' mid-century mixed uses, notice the first few levels dedicated for carparking

Marina Towers apartments. They had shopps on the lower level. My Uncle Harold Flynn was a steel worker and helped build them. They had a snack shop that had a glass wall that overlooked the indoor ice rink. We'd order burgers and fries and watch the ice skaters.

Corn Cob Towers, Chicago- also known as Marina Towers. You park your car on the bottom 12 or so floors, and the homes are stacked on top.

Marina Towers on the shores of the Chicago River in the Loop.

Twin Marina Towers - Chicago Those are cars in the round part - in the scalloped part above are apartments.

Retro Chicago Street Scene, State Street Chicago with Marina Towers in background.

Retro Chicago Street Scene, State Street Chicago with Marina Towers in background.

Marina City, Chicago - Completed in 1964, these identical towers were designed as a small town square in the heart of the city-—originally the complex included a concert hall, retail stores, a skating rink and bowling alleys.

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Marina City, Chicago - Completed in these identical towers were designed as a small town square in the heart of the city-—originally the complex included a concert hall, retail stores, a skating rink and bowling alleys.

Chicago: Black & White Architectural Beauty - Marina City Towers - Intense Contrast Original Photograph. $30.00, via Etsy.

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