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Thompson Center In Line For $70 Million Sale To Developer Who Plans ‘Total Gut Renovation’

The result will be 425,000 square feet of renovated office space and a hotel, with the existing light-drenched, 17-story atrium mostly intact.

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Thompson Center’s Future? Waterpark, Vertical Neighborhood And Public School Win Design Contest

As part of an effort to save the building from demolition, a design contest was launched to come up with creative reuses.

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A Downtown Water Park? In Fight To Save Thompson Center, Architecture Buffs Share Bold New Ideas For Building

The state has the Thompson Center up for sale, and a skyscraper could end up replacing it. Preservationists hope someone will save it — and maybe adopt some of their unique ideas for the site.

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City Council Approves Thompson Center Zoning Change, Paving The Way For A Sale

The rezoning of the Helmut Jahn-designed building allows for a high-rise to be built at the property, as state leaders try to sell it to a private developer.

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Thompson Center Sale Moves Closer To Reality, Moody Bible Institute Megadevelopment Ready For City Council Vote

The city's zoning committee also approved projects in Lawndale, Englewood, Bronzeville, West Loop, Wicker Park and McKinley Park.

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Thompson Center Won’t Be Sold This Year — Blowing $300M Hole In State Budget

The building with its salmon pink and baby blue color scheme is beloved by preservationists, who are breathing a sigh of relief.

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