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2014-10-30 12:26:48

Willis Tower Hosts Event during 40th Anniversary of Skydeck Chicago CHICAGO, Oct.

2013-01-08 05:03:24

New location brings new jobs to Chicago, enabling Zones to better serve Midwest customers. AUBURN, Wash.

2011-03-21 05:02:00

CHICAGO and SAN MATEO, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pythagoras Solar, a provider of unprecedented transparent, energy efficient windows that also generate solar power, today announced that it has been chosen by Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower, to collaborate on a pilot project to help deliver on the building's renewable energy and energy efficiency improvement goals.

2010-03-09 08:00:00

CHICAGO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The elegant genius of Miesian high-rise architecture, Bruce J. Graham, died in his sleep early Saturday morning at home in Hobe Sound, Florida. He was 84 years old. Mr.

2009-08-05 16:35:32

United Airlines asked the city of Chicago for a $25 million subsidy to defer costs of moving to the recently renamed Willis Tower, a city alderman said. Second Ward Alderman Robert Fioretti said the airline would relocate about 2,500 employees to the recently renamed 110-story building that was formerly named the Sears Tower after Sears & Roebuck, its first primary tenant. Rita Athas, executive director of World Business Chicago, said, the collateral benefit to all the small businesses...

2009-07-24 11:01:00

CHICAGO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Leyla Arsan, Partner at Lotus Marketing Services. The Skydeck at Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower), recently opened The Ledge. The Ledge is a glass box that sits 103 floors or 1,353 feet above street level. Visitors can stand inside of this 4 ft.

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2009-07-16 07:48:37

The iconic Sears Tower in Chicago has a new name and more than a few disgruntled fans, an online group protesting the change said. Originally named after its first tenant, Sears Roebuck & Co., the 110-story skyscraper, still the tallest building in North America, will be officially renamed the Willis Tower after its current occupant, Willis Group Holdings, a British insurance company, CNN reported. The name change officially takes place Thursday, but a group called People Against the...

2009-07-01 10:30:00

New Skydeck experience takes visitors on journey through the best of Chicago and brings the city to their feet - literally CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Skydeck Chicago dares visitors to be among the first to step onto The Ledge, a series of glass bays that extend from the building's 103rd floor, when it opens to the public Thursday, July 2.


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