Chicago from The Most Iconic Skylines in the World (Slideshow)

The Most Iconic Skylines in the World (Slideshow)


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As far as buildings go, Chicago needs only one to distinguish its skyline, and most people don’t even know the name of it. To be honest, I still call the 108-story black skyscraper the “Sears Tower,” even though it was renamed the Willis Tower seven years ago. In the end, the name doesn’t matter (sorry, Willis Group); all that’s important is that people see the dual antennae at the top of America’s second-tallest tower and think “Chicago.” If a skyline photo is taken a bit further inland and includes a view of the Chicago River, all the better.

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