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Re-Enlistment: take us to Twenty!

Early on Sunday morning we were first in line for the Willis (née Sears) Tower Skydeck. The doors opened at 8:00am and by 8:15 we were on the 103rd floor with a couple of other sailors and our families and Jared signed up for 4 more years* in the Navy. 735 more words

Navy Life

Another Iconic Chicago Building May Be Getting A New Name!

First Marshall Fields became Macy’s.

Then the Sears Tower morphed into The Willis Tower.

Now there’s talk that the same thing could happen to the John Hancock Center! 101 more words


Blackstone and Equity Office's $500M Willis Tower Transformation cements commitment to Retail Construction and Chicago

Retail in Chicago, especially high-street retail, has performed very well in recent years. While rents have increased steadily, major new retail construction in the central business district has been limited.  460 more words

A Sunny Day At: The Sears Tower

Chicago’s a big city, with a pretty good transportation system. But it’s hard to get to, say for example, 32 tower cranes all in one day. 162 more words

Tower Cranes


May 3rd in history:

May 3rd, 1494, was the day Christopher Columbus sighted Jamaica for the first time.

The tallest building you can see in Chicago… 114 more words

Today In History

Windy City Weekend

When was the last time I traveled somewhere for fun on my days off? It was back in January when I was still on reserve. I haven’t been anywhere since because it’s so hard to get enough days off on reserve. 1,382 more words