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Tribune Tower

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Address: 435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-4066
Phone Number: 312 222 3787
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The neo-gothic tower's signature is the exterior collection of stones from...

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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Have to visit this historic tower

They have pieces of stones on the sides from all over the world. From china to the middle east to South America. Not only that but all these pieces have very significant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have pieces of stones on the sides from all over the world. From china to the middle east to South America. Not only that but all these pieces have very significant historical value.

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Essington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Tribune tower , while we are traveling Route 66 this is a must we located it by asking our guild on the big bus tour it was not pointed out to we on this tour we had researched it before our holiday and was on our agenda it is a must all the rocks are from different... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You have to check out this classic building on your way on Michigan Avenue! It is one of the landmarks of Chicago! :-)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is amazing the 'bits' of world monuments this building has inserted into it. It was fun going around the outside of the building and seeing how many of them we know and has seen. Would still like to know how they get these pieces as I know 'we' would all get arrested if we took pieces of stone, and... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around the exterior and looking at the rock collection embedded in the wall was pretty amazing. The building is a classic and recently sold. The Tribune will be moving elsewhere. Was a shame to see a candy store as one of the store fronts. One day, we will wonder where the news gatherers have gone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see for an artifact of cool architecture in the heart of the city close to all the hustle and bustle!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just across the street from the majestic Wrigley Building is the Chicago Tribune Building or Tribune Tower. It is another example of the magnificent architecture of the city and also pays tribute to other famous buildings around the world. Another must...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see a superb marriage of Gothic style with impressive size, this is for you. The top of the building is cathedral-like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am embarrassed to say that I just recently discovered this hidden jewel that this magnificent building is. This building has stones from various famous international buildings from around the world. Make sure you have a full camera card.

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is not to be missed when visiting Chicago. It's a really nice building and perfect photo opportunity, with the fragments of world's famous buildings put in its walls.

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