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Willis Tower (former Sears Tower)

Willis Tower (former Sears Tower)
Willis Tower (former Sears Tower)


Willis Tower ( former Sears Tower) (bounded by Wacker Drive, Jackson Boulevard, Franklin Boulevard and Adams Street) is one of the world’s tallest buildings, topping off at 1,450 feet.

Designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and opened in 1974, Willis Tower consists of black aluminum and bronze-tinted glass on a structural steel frame, and it encompasses 101 acres of floor space.

The skydeck, which was renovated in 2000, offers a multi-media presentation and spectacular view of Chicago and beyond.

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Willis Tower (former Sears Tower) Skydeck


233 S. Wacker Dr., Chicago


GPS Coordinates

1 -- Willis Tower
Decimal Lat: 41.8782290 / Lon: -87.6365226



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