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Tribune Tower

The birth of the Tribune Tower, the home of the "Chicago Tribune", came about in a rather unique way. The "Tribune" hosted a public design competition in 1922 with a $50,000 first prize payout. The winners didn't come from Chicago though; the neo-Gothic design of the Tower came from two New York City architects.

If architecture and unique details are your thing, a visit to the Tribune Tower is a must; many bricks and rocks from historical, foreign places are incorporated into the brickwork...

The birth of the Tribune Tower, the home of the "Chicago Tribune", came about in a rather unique way. The "Tribune" hosted a public design competition in 1922 with a $50,000 first prize payout. The winners didn't come from Chicago though; the neo-Gothic design of the Tower came from two New York City architects.

If architecture and unique details are your thing, a visit to the Tribune Tower is a must; many bricks and rocks from historical, foreign places are incorporated into the brickwork of the lower levels of the building. Each foreign stone is labeled with it's place of origin.

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Address:
435 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60686
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(312) 222-3994
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