Tag Archives: Chicago Architecture

What-chu Talkin Bout…Willis Tower?

Written by: - March 13, 2009

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What-chu Talkin Bout…Willis Tower?

The whole world seems to know, and is talking about The Sears Tower changing its name to The Willis Tower. This will happen in June of this year because Willis Group Holdings, the number three insurance brokerage in the world, will begin leasing 140,000 square feet in the tower. This apparently is enough to give […]

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My Favorite Building: The Montgomery (500 W. Superior)

Written by: - February 26, 2009

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My Favorite Building: The Montgomery (500 W. Superior)

Of the thousand’s of buildings in Chicago, I’d like to single out The Montgomery as one of my favorite buildings. ┬áThe once corporate headquarters for Montgomery Wards Catalog Company is now a 28-story, 245-unit residential tower in Chicago’s emerging and posh River North neighborhood. An Icon of Modernism Montgomery Wards Company originally built their 26 […]

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