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In what seems to be an unintentional release of information, the floor count for two of Chicago’s most anticipated towers was recently listed online. On an Epstein webpage, which has since been removed, the number of floors for Wolf Point East and Wolf Point South was listed as 64 stories and 70 stories, respectively. The page also described Wolf Point South as a mix of office and residential, information that seems to put to rest the rumor that the tower might include a hotel. Both towers were designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, and their heights, one of which may reach over 900 feet, have been the topic of much discussion. Wolf Point East is expected to break ground in 2017.