People watch as construction begins at the site of the future Sears Tower in 1971.

U.S. Taking a break during construction of the Hancock Building, Chicago, 1965.

The Adler Planetarium under construction in 1929.

A construction worker stands atop the attenna of the Sears Tower, nearing completion, 1972, Chicago. He is untethered, about 1485 feet in the air…

Sears Tower Construction.

Night view of the Palmolive Building with the Water Tower in the foreground. The lights are from automobiles creating movement streaks on Michigan Ave., c. 1931. Photograph by Ken Hedrich.

U.S.Steel Tower - A welder works on the top corner of the tower on June 14, 1970.

vintage CHICAGO photo Michigan Boulevard Bridge 1950s Chicago vintage photograph

*Randolph Street, Chicago, 1900

The Chicago World's Fair Century of Progress Exposition of 1933 was held to celebrate the city's centennial and was built around a theme of technological innovation. The fair's motto was: "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms." This poster shows the Federal Building with a gold dome and three fluted towers that represent the three branches of United States Government.

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The Tribune Tower in Chicago - it's gothic, beautiful from top to bottom, and so there any other building in the world that has tiny pieces of other famous buildings built into it's facade and labeled for browsing?

State Street showing Marina Towers under construction. 1962.

Eiffel Tower under construction, 1888

View from Wacker Drive of the Sears Tower under construction in 1972.

Rockefeller Center is pictured under construction in 1932. The New York City icon was completed in 1939.

Mackinac Bridge Construction, 1955

Sears Tower under construction, 1972 or 1973

The Sears Tower under construction in Chicago, circa 1970-73 it will always be the Sears Tower. I can't even think of that supposed new name. Really. I can't remember the name. Lol

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Chicago Trump building as viewed from Wabash. The architects were quite amazing in using this site and getting the most from the city. Love driving north on Wabash and seeing this straight ahead. The positioning on the river is incredible.