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Chicago, Illinois: Famous Rocks of the Tribune Tower

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Tribune Tower

Address:
N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL
Directions:
Tribune Tower. On the east side of N. Michigan Ave. just south of E. Illinois St.
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Famous rocks.

Famous Rocks of the Tribune Tower

Rocks from famous places -- the White House, the Moon -- have been embedded in the exterior wall of the building. Helpful signs let you know which ones are worth your attention.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [01/31/2012]

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Tribune Tower.

Famous Rocks On The Tribune Tower

The rocks are still there. The Tribune reporters, alas, are not. The Tribune Tower is now a hot residential property on the Magnificent Mile.

[JaybeeYell, 07/16/2023]

Only the mineral-rich can afford to live in a building whose facade grips chunks of the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China.

Tribune building rocks.

Famous Rocks of the Tribune Tower

A lot more rocks than I expected! Another good stop on the way to the Navy Pier.

[Kelly, 08/13/2014]

Rock from Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt.

Famous Rocks of the Tribune Tower

Amazing to see pieces of significant American buildings and artifacts embedded here...and foreign ones as well (the House of Parliament? Really?). There were lots of people looking at the items, taking pictures.

[Drumbabe, 08/27/2013]
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