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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.
435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-4066
Magnificent Mile
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Reviewed yesterday

Besides its overall architectural appearance as a unique part of a city with marvelous architecture, this building has bits and pieces from around the world embedded in its side. If it is a sunny day and you have time to scan it, you will find...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank djhart2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't get a chance to go inside the Tribune, but saw it at night while walking to my hotel and its quite grand in scale. The week I was there, they had the top lite in purple which was really cool.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank greekbecky2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is not only architecturally stunning but also has many interesting historical monuments embedded in the masonry. Walk around the exterior to see pieces of the Great Wall, Pyramids, Notre Dame and many many other monuments.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chi-Gal2014
Reviewed 9 November 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 2 November 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NandaK419
Reviewed 18 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank work-to-travelMI
Reviewed 3 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Loren_L_1976
Reviewed 18 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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Robert E
Reviewed 17 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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