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The balcony on the 22nd floor is still one of the best views in the city, if you ask me. Second favorite spot in the Tower? The bank of windows on the 5th floor overlooking the newsroom below.
Tribune Tower under construction in 1922. (Tribune archive photo). More on the building's history:
If you're here for Open House Chicago and expecting an awesome view, you're only going to see the lobby.😳In 2014, 2600 people waited in line on Saturday, in the rain, for as much as TWO hours! DON'T!
There are bricks from historical sites built into the exterior of the building, ranging from the Taj Mahal to the Alamo. Many were brought by Chicago Tribune correspondents. A must see.
Fun fact: embedded on the exterior of the building are over a hundred stones from historical locations like the Parthenon, Taj Mahal, Great Wall, etc.
Madewell's Denim Roadtrip will be at outside of the Tribune Tower on 4/28/12 between 10-4pm. Stop by for some very special surprises, including a styling station, a hair-braiding bar and a secret deal
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take a look around the lobby. You can't go past security but the lobby is beautiful. And after Thanksgiving, the awesome Christmas tree goes up.
Neo-Gothic skyscraper by New York architects John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood (1922). Precious objects from around the world are embedded in the exterior walls at street level.
Drink heavily before having to meet with TMG ad sales group. I didn't but would next time. On the other hand, the Chicago Magazine sales group is unmatched in the print publishing world today.
[ John Mead Howells & Raymond M. Hood, 1925] This neoGothic tower was influenced by cathedrals in France & Belgium. See the 24-floor office of the paper's legendary former publisher, Robert McCormick.
Those rocks in the wall outside? Once upon a time, it's rumored the foreign correspondents were responsible for procuring them. Not true now.
See how the news in the Chicago Tribune 100 years ago compares to today. Every day on our new Pinterest board.
Interesting set of stones from around the world, all embedded in the outside perimeter wall of the building.
Remember President Thomas Dewey? In the 1948 election, the Chicago Tribune headline read "Dewey Defeats Truman". MUCH later, all laughed about it as President Truman posed for pictures with the paper.
Completed in 1925, this 40-story skyscraper is the home of The Chicago Tribune, which printed its first edition in 1847 in a one-room plant.
Pieces of famous world landmarks are embedded in the façade – touch the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal, Parthenon, the pyramids, and 116 more.
The balcony on the 22nd floor is an ideal place to eat lunch when the weather is nice.
There's a wonderful Chicago project on Instagram called #instagram312. When you upload your Chicago photos to Instagram, tag them #instagram312 to be included in the collection.
One of the most annoyimg things is the radio blabbing all its adverts all over the sidewalk. Save it 4 the airwaves!
Read the lobby inscriptions. They always inspire me. (And welcome! Glad you've come)
find the gargoyle above the main entrance that is picking its nose. (it's small)
Find the rock from the state (or perhaps country) you're visiting from.
Go up to the 22nd floor (with a visitor pass if you don't work here) and check out the view.
We host many TribNation events in the Trib tower. Visit
When the weather is nice, there's no better place for lunch than the 22nd floor terrace.
The outside of the building is embedded with stone and masonry from other famous building around the world.
Swing by the lobby near Art Bilko's to see giant replicas of famous Tribune front pages. Pretty cool sight
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Great outdoor plaza to appreciate the city's architecture.
Founded in 1999, ForSaleByOwner.com now calls the 16th floor in the historic Tribune Tower its home.
There's a mispelled word (and a correction) on one of the walls. Can you find it?
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Be careful of the clam chowder in the cafeteria on Wednesdays...
The newspaper here is great. Informative. Fun. Subscribe online. Go to
Great place for training. 9th floor. View of Michigan Ave.
At work at the Trib tower, great place to visit if you are around the area!
The first issue of the "Chicago Tribune" came hot off the presses on June 10, 1847.
Come hang out on the 22nd floor deck! Best views in the city
I heard there's a free soda machine somewhere deep within these hallowed halls...
StreetWise isn't quite as well written as the Tribune, but we're trying!
Don't worry about running into Billy Joel...he almost never shows up here :-(
Must visit if you're into architecture...jawdropping!
How low can you go. Turns out it is 6 floors. L6
The most beautiful building in Chicago.
Way up above the city.
Call (312) 222-8687 for a tour-by-phone of the building!
Lookout behind you! The gargoyles have come to life!
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Great set of stones here.
find the gargoyle that is picking his nose
has a nice view of the city
A piece of moon rock on exterior.
It's the weekend and I'm off.
Watch out for coyotes
gonna be here a while yet.
must get outside today.