Sears Tower & Skydeck, Chicago Photos

Sears Tower (1974) (108 floors) (# South Franklin St.) by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill + Franklin & Jackson. The Sears Tower was the world's tallest office building between 1974 & 1996. The 103rd-floor Skydeck is a popular viewpoint for visitors.

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Skyline of South Michigan Avenue over lake & Grant Park. Chicago, IL.Sculpted steel flowers in Grant Park seen against Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Sears Tower corner view. Chicago, IL.
Skyline of South Michigan Avenue over lake & Grant Park. Chicago, IL.Sculpted steel flowers in Grant Park seen against Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Sears Tower (1974) (108 floors) (# South Franklin St.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill + Franklin & Jackson.Sears Tower corner view. Chicago, IL.
Sears Tower facade view. Chicago, IL.Sears Tower seen from Grant Park. Chicago, IL.Sears Tower ground floor level. Chicago, IL.Chicago skyline along North Michigan Avenue plus Lake Michigan northward from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Sears Tower facade view. Chicago, IL.Sears Tower seen from Grant Park. Chicago, IL.Sears Tower ground floor level. Chicago, IL.Chicago skyline along North Michigan Avenue plus Lake Michigan northward from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Entrance to Chicago harbor from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago skyline around mouth of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.White X-braced Onterie Center Skidmore, Owings & Merrill & River East Center by Solomon, Cordwell, Buenz & Assoc. + DeStefano & Partners plus area near Navy Pier from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Area around Wrigley Tower & Chicago River with white Chicago Title & black Daley towers in foreground from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Entrance to Chicago harbor from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago skyline around mouth of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.White X-braced Onterie Center (1986) (58 floors) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill & River East Center (2001) (58 floors) by Solomon, Cordwell, Buenz & Assoc. + DeStefano & Partners plus area near Navy Pier from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Area around Wrigley Tower & Chicago River with white Chicago Title & black Daley towers in foreground from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Aon, Prudential, Chase & other loop towers roughly along Randolph Street from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Pointed Two Prudential Plaza & Aon Center from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Apartments along East Randolph Street, Millennium Park & South Michigan Avenue from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Navy Pier, apartments along East Randolph Street & Millennium Park from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Aon, Prudential, Chase & other loop towers roughly along Randolph Street from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Pointed Two Prudential Plaza & Aon Center from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Apartments along East Randolph Street, Millennium Park & South Michigan Avenue from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Navy Pier, apartments along East Randolph Street & Millennium Park from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Skyline of the core of Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Brown Century Tower, blue Florsheim Tower, octagonal Randolph Tower, white 180 N. LaSalle, round sky lit Thompson Center & semi-round-topped 120 N. LaSalle from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago core skyscrapers around Chase Tower from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Northwest Chicago skyline from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Skyline of the core of Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Brown Century Tower, blue Florsheim Tower, octagonal Randolph Tower, white 180 N. LaSalle, round sky lit Thompson Center & semi-round-topped 120 N. LaSalle from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago core skyscrapers around Chase Tower from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Northwest Chicago skyline from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Northern Chicago skyline from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Northern Chicago skyline from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Highrises along Wacker Drive as it curves with Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago Sun-Times, buildings & commuter trains along North Branch of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Northern Chicago skyline from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Northern Chicago skyline from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Highrises along Wacker Drive as it curves with Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Chicago Sun-Times, buildings & commuter trains along North Branch of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Commuter trains move through canyons of Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Gehry's Jay Pritzker Pavilion & Millennium Park from above tucked between Michigan Av., Randolph St. & waterfront. Chicago, IL.Overview of highrises along Michigan Avenue including red CNA Plaza seen against Grant Park & boats on Lake Michigan. Chicago, IL.Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum + moored pleasure boats south of downtown from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Commuter trains move through canyons of Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Gehry's Jay Pritzker Pavilion & Millennium Park from above tucked between Michigan Av., Randolph St. & waterfront. Chicago, IL.Overview of highrises along Michigan Avenue including red CNA Plaza seen against Grant Park & boats on Lake Michigan. Chicago, IL.Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum + moored pleasure boats south of downtown from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Field Museum, New Soldier Field Stadium & residential highrises south of downtown Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Looking south from Sears Tower along Lake Michigan shoreline. Chicago, IL.Looking south from Sears Tower along South Branch of Chicago River with 311 South Wacker Drive in foreground. Chicago, IL.311 South Wacker Drive from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Field Museum, New Soldier Field Stadium & residential highrises south of downtown Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Looking south from Sears Tower along Lake Michigan shoreline. Chicago, IL.Looking south from Sears Tower along South Branch of Chicago River with 311 South Wacker Drive in foreground. Chicago, IL.311 South Wacker Drive (1990) (65 floors) from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL. Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox + HKS, Inc..

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