Dec 03 2008

Sears Tower in Chicago, IL

2007-07-20 looking down from Sears Tower

This is my oldest son, who wasn’t sure he wanted to go up in the Sears Tower.  (He was most fearful of the elevator ride.)  Once we got up, however, he was interested in seeing everything. Living on the prairie as we do, the highest he’d been before was probably Hermann Monument.  So not only did he want to see the views, he wanted to see what this tall building was all about and tried to look straight down.

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20 Comments to “Sears Tower in Chicago, IL”

  1. Cheryl on 03 Dec 2008 at 7:15 am

    Wow, what a view!

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  2. Tina on 03 Dec 2008 at 7:31 am

    What an amazing view!

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  3. Shasta on 03 Dec 2008 at 7:44 am

    What a gorgeous view!!!

  4. Angelena @Little Mountain House on 03 Dec 2008 at 7:56 am

    what a view.

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  5. Dsilkotch on 03 Dec 2008 at 8:19 am

    Awesome pic, I love that view!

  6. PinayDeutschland on 03 Dec 2008 at 8:28 am

    Wow!What a view! awesome!

    happy ww!

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  7. Quiet Mom on 03 Dec 2008 at 10:16 am

    Seems like you can see forever there unless it’s a cloudy day of course! :-) Great picture!

  8. Vicky from Secret Mom Thoughts on 03 Dec 2008 at 10:56 am

    What a view! Beautiful.

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  9. DaisyDeadhead on 03 Dec 2008 at 11:03 am

    Great photo!

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  10. Casey on 03 Dec 2008 at 11:54 am

    Great shot! My fear of heights kicked in just looking at it….

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  11. Lydia @ On The Verge on 04 Dec 2008 at 8:24 am

    What a great shot. How did you get your kids to go up there? I don’t think mine would. Happy WW!

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  12. Dominique on 04 Dec 2008 at 12:29 pm

    I’ve yet to get up to the Sears Tower…so thanks for the virtual visit :)

  13. Chris (Amateur Traveler travel podcast) on 05 Dec 2008 at 12:05 pm

    Your picture reminded me of the tower in Aukland, NZ has a thick clear plastic panel you can stand on and look straight down. My kids could do it easily but my vertigo really kicked in.

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  14. Angela Nickerson on 05 Dec 2008 at 2:23 pm

    What a great photo! I haven’t been up there in at least 10 years. It is now back on my list for my next trip to the Windy City. Ciao!

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  15. Jennifer on 05 Dec 2008 at 4:10 pm

    Great view! Long elevator rides scare me too!

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  16. wandermom on 05 Dec 2008 at 10:08 pm

    I have never been to Chicago.
    Thanks for the virtual visit :)

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  17. Jackie on 05 Dec 2008 at 10:57 pm

    nice shot. we’ve been talking about going to chicago … hmmm … not sure we’ll brave that site though, now that i’ve see the shot … yikes!
    ; )

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  18. jennifer on 09 Dec 2008 at 12:54 pm

    What an awesome view! Great photograph too!!!! I’m stumbling you:)

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  19. DeliciousBaby on 16 Dec 2008 at 1:40 pm

    We skipped this sight on our recent trip to Chicago… Chicago is such an interesting city architecturally that I bet I’d love that view though… maybe I’ll squeeze in some time during BlogHer

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