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The neo-gothic tower's signature is the exterior collection of stones from other famous edifices, like the Parthenon, St. Peter's Basilica, Notre Dame, the White House and most recently, the Berlin Wall.
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435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-4066
Magnificent Mile
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you a moment step into the magnificent lobby of the Tribune building. Currently being refurbished and turned into condos, the lobby has been restored and is open until 11pm. It is quite literally stunning.

Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was right next to the trump tower on the river bank.. actually you need to cross the road to get into the river bank. their night light decoration was very nice and you can get good view of the city's architecture if you can...More

Thank NandaK419
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk along the river, then up to the foot of the tower and check out rocks and inscriptions from all over the world embedded in the walls along the side walks.

Thank work-to-travelMI
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The best building to view in a city with many magnificent buildings. The stones imbedded in the building represent every state and many international historic sites.

Thank Loren_L_1976
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It is always great to see the Tribune Tower up close and personal. We have seen this landmark on scene in movies and especially on Chicago based medical dramas. A real must for the architectural geek such as myself.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

While it doesn’t stand as tall as the Sears Tower or the Hancock building (I refuse to change their names), the Tribune Tower is a very unique structure in all of Chicago. While the Chicago Tribune has moved to new location and the Tribune Tower...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 9 September 2018

It is sad to see this old building undergoing a conversion. it was nice to see it as it was meant to be - part of the communication network of Chicago.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful buildings in the city. Looks great from the river and nearby bridge. You can go in the foyer which is well worth doing.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 4 September 2018

As a retired newspaperman who worked for the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun-Times when Chicago was a four-newspaper town, I never dreamed that one day the Chicago Tribune would not occupy Tribune Tower. It's like the Cubs not playing in Wrigley Field or the...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Tribune Tower Plaza while on our way to the new Apple store. What a contrast and what a view. The Tribune Tower is currently getting some outside maintenance.

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Response from HaveSuitcaseWillTrvl | Reviewed this property |
Viewing Tribune Tower rocks is free. Chicago Architecture Foundation has an online guide to the rocks (with pics & explanations)-- Google "tribune tower rocks guide CAF". Also, "Chicago Elevated" provides participants with... More
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