Fifty Years
of Willis Tower


A Chicago Landmark

A Chicago Icon

We're celebrating the building's rich past and bright future with a series of community focused programming and activations. Check out ways to get in on the celebration below.

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Public Events

Outdoor Terrace | July 27 & August 10 | 4:30 – 7 pm

Summer Concert Series

Enjoy this free live music series on Willis Tower’s publicly accessible fourth-floor Outdoor Terrace. Select Thursdays, June 15 – August 10. Click here for line up and event details!

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Program Recording

50th Anniversary Panel

Hear from those who worked on the historic redevelopment and transformed the iconic building into what it is today.

Watch Panel Recording
Wacker Lobby | May 3 – August 10

A Chicago Story Art installation

An homage to the city, this art installation curated by Elevation Worldwide features works from local artists. Experience the art in Willis Tower’s Wacker Lobby.


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The Making of an American Icon

Formerly known as the Sears Tower, Willis Tower has been an iconic part of the Chicago skyline since 1973. At 110 stories high, Willis Tower is also one of the largest skyscrapers in the world.

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Behind the Building Series

Follow along on social media to learn more about how we’re celebrating the legacy of Chicago’s landmark tower.