High Winds Take Out Trees; Willis Tower & Hancock Center Decks ClosedWind gusts of up to 55 mph were recorded at O'Hare International Airport on Wednesday, and a wind advisory was in effect until 6 p.m.
Willis Tower In Chicago Prepares For A $500M Face-LiftWillis Tower in Chicago is preparing for a $500 million face-lift under an ambitious plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel supports.
Willis Tower Skydeck Closed Due To High WindsThe Willis Tower has closed its popular Skydeck on Friday as strong wind gusts buffet the Chicago area.
Damaged Ledge Reopens At Willis Tower Following Repair JobVisitors at the Willis Tower were again standing in the Skydeck's glass enclosures on Friday, perched 1,300 feet over the sidewalk below, after crews repaired one of the boxes that was damaged late Wednesday.
Willis Tower's Glass 'Ledge' Repaired After Cracks AppearThe cracks formed after a group of visitors to the Skydeck at the Willis Tower stepped out on the Ledge, but Willis Tower officials said the glass itself did not crack, only the protective coating.
Willis Tower Skydeck Closed Due To Wind, But Hancock Observatory OpenStrong 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.
Willis Tower's 'Ledge' Celebrates Three Years Of Thrills The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere is celebrating the third anniversary of its popular "Ledge."
Willis Tower Skydeck: It's Really High UpThe Willis Tower is tall! Just... you know... so you know. Why not take a trip up to its Skydeck to get a real grasp of how big this behemoth building is?
9/11 Dealt A Blow To Willis Tower, But Chicago Icon Is ReboundingA look back at the September 11th attacks includes a look up in Chicago to the Willis Tower. The Chicago icon was among those eventually named as a potential terror target.
Best Things To Do In A SkyscraperChicago 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!
Cyclone Winds Close Willis Tower SkydeckEven tourists who are willing to brave the wind on Tuesday won’t be able to see the views from the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.