Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby alexschief » August 2nd, 2019, 8:01 am

If you hire Bob Stern to design a luxury high rise, you know exactly what it's going to look like. I doubt developers are particularly perturbed by the criticism. My favorite thing with this project was when the Strib interviewed the lead architect at RAMSA and he claimed that the design was inspired by the details of the Warehouse District. It's pretty silly all around, but it clearly sells, and it's enough of a tried-and-true product that it never looks awful.

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby luigipaladio » August 2nd, 2019, 3:45 pm

Maybe the design was inspired by the materials of the curbs and sidewalks in the warehouse district. There is no evidence of anything from the Warehouse District above that. No, this will probably not look awful, just unrelated to anything in its neighborhood.

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby Silophant » August 2nd, 2019, 3:47 pm

They're aware that the warehouse district is waay on the other side of downtown, right?

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby Bohemian_flats » August 4th, 2019, 11:41 am

I took a photo of the site on Saturday night. Not much activity yet, but they dug up some ground.

https://imgur.com/gECkFup

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby SurlyLHT » August 5th, 2019, 12:08 pm

I biked through the lot and they marked the corners of the building with spray paint...that and maybe some utility work is all I saw. (I biked from the tunnel over to 11th Ave jumping the curb separating the two lots.

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby luigipaladio » August 12th, 2019, 12:47 pm

Has there been any announcement of an official ground breaking date? I thought there had been some talk of construction getting underway mid-August, but am surprised there hasn’t been more hooplas given the scale and cost of this project.

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby hoffm83n » August 12th, 2019, 3:38 pm

luigipaladio wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Has there been any announcement of an official ground breaking date? I thought there had been some talk of construction getting underway mid-August, but am surprised there hasn’t been more hooplas given the scale and cost of this project.
they've spent all their money on instagram ads and the project is now dead. i've never seen so many social media ads for a project with not even a ground breaking.

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby grant1simons2 » August 12th, 2019, 5:09 pm

... you know they have to sell units... right?

hoffm83n
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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby hoffm83n » August 13th, 2019, 8:07 am

grant1simons2 wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 5:09 pm
... you know they have to sell units... right?
translated: this project has an extremely strong social media campaign. They seem to be a more proactive on that compared to other big projects.

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby VacantLuxuries » August 13th, 2019, 9:42 am

I don't know about that. I've been getting Alia targeted ads on Instagram regularly as of late.

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Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'

Postby Didier » August 14th, 2019, 12:06 am

All I get are ads for Taltz.


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