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One For The Road: The Day The Sears Tower Opened

On this date in 1971, the Sears Tower opened, the tallest building in the world. [ more › ]
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Sears Tower Name Change Becomes Official Tomorrow

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (5 years ago)

Photo by jaymce The day many have dreaded - and even more have dismissed - will finally arrive tomorrow. The Sears Tower will cease to be and instead, in a ceremony, the building - the tallest in the U.S. of A. - will become The Wil... Read Post

Where Trump Tower Chicago ranks among the world's tallest buildings; and how the ranking standards might change

Local Interest / United States : Cityscapes (5 years ago)

At 1361 feet, 6 inches, the Trump International Hotel & Tower is the world's seventh tallest building and the only building outside Asia besides the former Sears Tower (now Willis Tower) to rank in the top ten. But sorry, Donald,... Read Post

Here's What It Will Feel Like To Ride The World's Tallest Roller Coaster

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider (41 minutes ago)

Developers David and Joshua Wallack are set to build a 570-foot vertical coaster, which will be the tallest in the world, at International Drive and Sand Lake Road in Orlando. The ride will be known as "The Skyscraper" and will be b... Read Post


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