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Act 1: The Chicago Spire

Cheryl Hughes shares highlights from Great Chicago Spaces & Places, and explains why these tours will give you an entirely new perspective from which to view Chicago.

Also this week, Chicago's City Council approved plans to build North America's tallest building. Alex Helmick brings us the story of why that approval still doesn't guarantee the Calatrava Spire will be gracing Chicago's skyline.

Originally aired May 10, 2007, on Eight Forty-Eight.

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