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Willis Tower Hosts Event during 40th Anniversary of Skydeck Chicago CHICAGO, Oct.
New location brings new jobs to Chicago, enabling Zones to better serve Midwest customers. AUBURN, Wash.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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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