Visitors 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.
The 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.
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 tallest building in the Western Hemisphere is celebrating the third anniversary of its popular “Ledge.”
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Even 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.