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Tribune Tower

435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-4066
+1 312-222-3787
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop into the lobby of the Tribune Tower....note the literary quotations on all the interior walls. If you are lucky, one of the reception "guards" will give you a history about it. The exterior of the building has interesting remnants and artifacts from famous buildings...More

Thank Optoko
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tribune tower is a great representation of what great architecture means in this city. There is so much to see and experience just walking down Michigan Avenue. Such variation and well-kept treasures.

Thank TBSoCal71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're downtown you can't miss this classically gorgeous building. I prefer the view from Columbus. Make sure to walk inside the lobby.

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of Chicago's famous landmarks. This building is so unique with its Gothic aspect. It is situated at the beginning of the Magnificent Mile. You may notice that the building contains several stones collected from different famous monuments around the world. I believe...More

Thank Osman B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This magnificent Gothic building is instantly recognisable on Michigan Avenue's skyline and as such, offers many photo opportunities!! Don't be reticent to enter the building (by the revolving doors) as you'll be greeted by some truly lovely building receptionists (male) who'll enthusiastically tell you all...More

Thank H1CAJ
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Didn't know what this building was all about when we were first arrived in Chicago and stayed in a hotel right next to it. Has a live broadcasting radio station on street level next to it, think it was a newspaper office originally and is...More

Thank pauladR2390XQ
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It was fascinating to see all the different artifacts built into the building. Very cool. The history and architecture were amazing.

Thank tmorrison
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This piece of Gothic architecture is much of what defines the uniqueness and beauty of the Chicago skyline. It, with the Wrigley Building, are the gates to the Magnificent Mile, if entering from the south. It as if these two building are dancing with one...More

Thank ProfessorOnzaga
Reviewed 6 October 2017

In addition to the fabulous facade the Chicago Tribune building has an interesting exhibit of artifacts from around the world that are cemented and labelled on its outer walls. Want to see a piece of the Egyptian pyramids? Then walk around the Tribune Building.

Thank Irishlass54
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building but even more quirky and fun looking at the various pieces of famous landmarks that the designers ‘borrowed’ via their chisels and incorporated into this building. Love that it says what/where the pieces were borrowed from.

Thank Sarah M
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Haubingths I
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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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