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Downtown Chicago skyline. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Wisch: Imagining The Opening Ceremony To A Chicago Olympics

Michael Jordan would have to light the torch after a tribute to the city’s diversity.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

White House

Local High School Students To Attend Inauguration

14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama’s swearing in ceremony.

01/18/2013

New Apple Maps Misses Mark In Chicago

Apple’s new map application has been getting widespread bad reviews, and it misses the mark on some key spots in Chicago.

09/28/2012

(credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Guide To The John Hancock Center

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…

11/26/2011

Sears Tower And John Hancock Go Dark In Observance Of Earth Hour

Best Things To Do In A Skyscraper

Chicago is home to some of the tallest buildings in the world. With so many things to do in the city, we’ve rounded up a list of some of the best activities, tourist attractions, dining and shopping in the sky!

02/01/2011

Skating rink at the John Hancock building (Credit: Julie Mann)

John Hancock Observatory Skating Rink Opens Jan. 1

A new skating rink will open on New Year’s Day—about 1,000 feet above Chicago at the John Hancock Observatory.

12/28/2010