John Hancock Center
The “Ledge” at Willis Tower has a new rival for skyscraper thrills in Chicago. The Hancock Center has its own gravity-defying feature, “Tilt,” which lets visitors lean out over the edge of its observation deck at a 30-degree angle.
Once upon a time, not that long ago, people were amazed to stand in front of a window more the 1,000 feet above the earth and gaze across the sky–up to 60 miles or more on a clear day.
Walking east on Chicago Avenue in 1968, one could see the full skeleton of what would become one of Chicago’s iconic structures.
When you need visuals to celebrate 2014’s appearance, think fireworks.
Washington’s John Hancock, at it were, was affixed on October 3, 1789, proclaiming the first Thanksgiving, after the creation of the U.S. Constitution.
Strong winds forced officials at the Willis Tower to close its Skydeck for the day on Tuesday, but the observation deck on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center remained open for business.
The Blue Angels closed out Chicago’s 54th annual Air & Water Show this afternoon. For spectators, it was all about the view. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman found some unique spots where people found a different perspective for the Air & Water Show.
Four thousand climbers took part in the 15th annual Hustle up the Hancock at the John Hancock Center Sunday.
Authorities freed at least 18 people trapped in a John Hancock Center parking garage elevator early Saturday evening.
The Hancock, as locals call it, is in the Streeterville area of Chicago, and is still a formidable building at 100-stories and 1127-feet (344 m). Tourists gawking up at its heights sometimes fall prey to pickpockets…
A malfunctioning electrical transformer drew dozens of firefighters and more than 20 pieces of firefighting equipment to the John Hancock Center.
It’s all in the family for a longtime grocery store business on the Near North Side.
The lights that illuminate the crest of the John Hancock Center are bedecked in red and white, in a push to raise awareness of relief efforts for Japan.
Streets around two of Chicago’s tallest buildings remained closed to traffic Tuesday evening, due to concerns about falling ice.
Could the Blackhawks have a new practice facility high in the sky? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy hitting the ice high above the streets of downtown Chicago. The Associated Press is […]