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Willis Tower, Chicago, USA

Willis Tower, previously known as Sear Tower, in Chicago, Illinois was the tallest building in the world after it’s construction in 1973. It held that title for 25 years. 60 more words

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You Can Soon Rappel Sears Tower...If You Dare

As if standing on the glass ledge of Skydeck at Willis (No, it’s Sears!) Tower isn’t scary enough, you will soon be able to rappel from the 103rd floor down to the 102nd. 66 more words

Features

Sam's Ses Challenge #12: Rise

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge.

Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something… 246 more words

Travel

Weekly Photo Challenge: Atop

Me atop of the world.


Standing at 1450 feet tall, the Willis Tower, or previously known as Sears Tower, is the highest building and the most prominent structure in the Chicago skyline. 84 more words

Pictures

Inbound

One view I never get sick of: Coming up on the Sears Tower via Robinson helicopter. ©2017 Corey R. Minkanic/Press Photography Network, Inc. 

Photography

Vertigo Above Chicago: The Willis Tower Ledge

Completed in 1974, the 108-storey Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) remained the tallest building in the World until 2010, when it was succeeded by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. 251 more words

Travel

On the Road: Chicago Skyway

Last summer, we took a trip to Lutsen, MN to see some friends out that-a-way, and yes, we drove. Partly because we wanted to feast our eyes on the sights this great land has to offer, and partly because making travel plans from the center of Pennsylvania can involve more plane-hopping than one could possibly want, and we’d have had to rent a car for the last 100 miles anyway. 469 more words