Sears Tower


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Sears Tower:

see Willis TowerWillis Tower,
formerly the Sears Tower,
Chicago, the second tallest building in the United States. Until the completion of the 1,483-ft (452-m) Petronas Towers (1998) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, it was the world's tallest building.
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Sears Tower

in Chicago; one of America’s tallest buildings. [Architecture: Misc.]
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Sears Tower would not let me just walk up, knock on the door and say 'Do you mind if I go stand, on the edge of your building 110 stories up?
When am I going to get an opportunity to stand on the top of the Sears Tower, looking down and out over Chicago, again?
Tellingly, six of the 10 tallest buildings in the world are in China, and in booming Shanghai nearly 100 buildings over 500 feet tall were built in the past decade, The twin Petronas Towers, which took the world's-tallest title from the Sears Tower in 1998, "were built primarily to make visible the roar of Malaysia's Asian Tiger.
Perhaps a deep-dish plate of a kinder, gentler foie gras, or repeated showings of that old Sears Tower promo film?
Gonzales outlined the contents of an indictment handed up on Thursday, which identified Narseal Batiste as having recruited and trained others beginning in November 2005 "for a mission to wage war against the United States government," including a plot to destroy the Sears Tower.
The 110-storey Sears Tower is the nation's tallest building, at 1,450ft.
BUILDING Taipei 101 Petronas Towers LOCATION Taipei, Taiwan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia YEAR 2004 * 1998 HEIGHT 1,667 feet 1,493 feet BUILDING Sears Tower Freedom Tower World Trade Center LOCATION Chicago New York City New York City YEAR 1974 2009 ** 1972, 1973 HEIGHT 1,450 feet 1,776 feet 1,368 and 1,362 feet * Building is unfinished, but has reached its full height.
We survived September 11, relieved our own Sears Tower still stood.
Reigning over Chicago's fabled skyline, the Sears Tower is still considered by some to be the world's tallest building.
The 32-year-old man reportedly screamed that the pilots were planning to crash the aircraft into Chicago's Sears Tower.
Even Chicago, the ``Home of the Skyscraper'', only has 146 buildings, including the famous Sears Tower, above 400 feet.
to erect a 500-story skyscraper, almost four times taller than either the Sears Tower in Chicago or Kuala Lumpur's Petronas Twin Towers, the two highest buildings in the world.