Something that happened over downtown Chicago Thursday morning is confirmation that the fear of another 9/11 is never far from people’s minds.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he’s evaluating plans to shave up to 12 minutes off CTA travel times between downtown and O’Hare Airport and Midway Airports, a goal he views as more attainable than his predecessor’s dream of an express train to O’Hare.
A few of the 1,300 United Airlines employees relocating to Chicago got the chance Wednesday to tell Mayor Rahm Emanuel what they do and don’t like about their new home.
The 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?
There just ain’t no other place like Chicago. (Don’t judge my grammar now, I’m on a roll here.) We’re radicool (made that word up, sweet, right?), and here are five great movies that recognize that.
A 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.
Starting Wednesday, downtown Chicago is being transformed into Metropolis, and the Chicago Board of Trade and the Willis Tower reportedly will serve as the offices of the Daily Planet.
A 19-year-old southwest suburban Lemont woman who told a Willis Tower security officer her companion “had a bomb’’ was arrested Thursday in the Loop, police said.
Are you from the far flung reaches of Chicago’s suburbs and, like me, afraid to take the Metra? It’s okay, you can admit it, the Metra confuses me too. Don’t worry though! We’ll figure that giant, metal, moving monster out together!
United Airlines on Friday announced that it will be bringing an extra 1,300 workers into downtown Chicago.
The Willis Tower is reportedly hundreds of millions of dollars in debt, and its owners are looking for help.
Managers of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building are trying to determine how a mentally ill man made it past security and nearly to the top of the building recently.
After he reportedly threatened the Willis Tower, Chicago Police found a stash of guns in a man’s Uptown neighborhood apartment.
Fire crews rushed to the Willis Tower this morning, but reports of a fire and smoke turned out to be unfounded.
Several Chicago area landmarks will go dark Saturday night for at least an hour as Illinois takes part in Earth Hour.
Chicagoans soon will be able to juice up their electric cars at charging stations at Willis Tower, five local tollway oases, O’Hare and Midway airports and at select I-GO, Zipcar, grocery store and shopping mall parking lots.
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!
Thousands climbed to the top of the Willis Tower Sunday to help thousands more take a step toward recovery. SkyRise Chicago benefits The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
Authorities are stepping up their investigation into the mail bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues, and they weren’t the only Chicago locations showing up on al-Qaeda’s radar.
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.