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Spire Developer Sued by Bank Of America

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Aug 15, 2009 9:00PM

Photo by drrt
It's looking less and less likely that the city's most expensive hole in the ground will ever become the beautiful butterfly of a spire it was meant to be. Bank of America has filed suit against Shelbourne Development Group Inc., the developers of the Chicago Spire. We're not even going to pretend like we can fully comprehend the ins-and-outs of the financial wrangling going on here - we'll let Bloomberg do that - but given the continual financial difficulties of the buildings, we're guessing the day the Spire opens for business is the day Mayor Daley makes the city government fully transparent.