People tend to check in during these times:
Way up above the city.
It's the weekend and I'm off.
Great outdoor plaza to appreciate the city's architecture.
Interesting set of stones from around the world, all embedded in the outside perimeter wall of the building.
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!
Great set of stones here.
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.
The outside of the building is embedded with stone and masonry from other famous building around the world.
Pieces of famous world landmarks are embedded in the façade – touch the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal, Parthenon, the pyramids, and 116 more.
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The most beautiful building in Chicago.
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Tribune Tower under construction in 1922. (Tribune archive photo). More on the building's history:
When the weather is nice, there's no better place for lunch than the 22nd floor terrace.
Find the rock from the state (or perhaps country) you're visiting from.
Be careful of the clam chowder in the cafeteria on Wednesdays...
[ 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.
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...
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.
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.
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Don't worry about running into Billy Joel...he almost never shows up here :-(
StreetWise isn't quite as well written as the Tribune, but we're trying!
Swing by the lobby near Art Bilko's to see giant replicas of famous Tribune front pages. Pretty cool sight
The balcony on the 22nd floor is an ideal place to eat lunch when the weather is nice.
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.
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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.
Lookout behind you! The gargoyles have come to life!
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Watch out for coyotes
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
A piece of moon rock on exterior.
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The first issue of the "Chicago Tribune" came hot off the presses on June 10, 1847.
has a nice view of the city
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.
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)