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Sears Tower 51 (1958a)

Manufactured for Sears by Kamerawerke Wilhelm Witt, this rangefinder was a great value (even compared to the Argus C-4) when it was introduced in 1958. 64 more words


A 1970s Time Capsule from #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - R is for Reach Up and Scrape the Sky


A 1970’s Time Capsule


Be sure to visit my two Pop Culture posts today as well.

The A to Z Challenge has dueling decades going on.  414 more words



After a very long drive to Chicago, we got there in the evening to quite a nice hotel at the south loop. We decided to do what we had heard so much about Chicago and went for a deep pan pizza. 437 more words


Travel – Flack Back Friday to Day Two in Chicago

Our second day in Chicago we went the ultimate tourist route and decided to hit Wriggly Field, the Lincoln Park Zoo, and Willis Tower (aka Sears Tower). 419 more words


The Way We Choose to See Things

Chicago Architecture Photography

The way we choose to see things makes all the difference. It gives you a different perspective. Sometimes I walk around and feel like I’m living in this little bubble, constantly going through the motions and stuck in a this world of “comfortability” sort to speak. 195 more words


The Tower That Stands Above Others

While coming back from Chicago the other night after viewing the latest in disappointing blockbuster movies, I was struck by the beauty of the skyline partially wrapped in a layer of foggy clouds.  559 more words


Chasing the Customer ... While Sears Built a Tower ... Sam Walton Built Stores

Back in 1969, the world’s largest retailer, Sears Roebuck and Company, decided to build the world’s tallest building in Chicago, IL – Sears Tower.

About that time, Sam Walton decided to start building a lot of retail stores. 218 more words

Chasing The Customer