Saturday, August 30, 2014

Countdown to Chitown 4: Hancock Center

This tower is officially known the either the Hancock Center or Hancock Place but to many Chicagoans it is simply The Hancock. It is currently the fourth-tallest building in Chicago and the seventh-tallest in the U.S. It is one of the most famous buildings of the structural expressionist style with it's distinctive X-braced exterior showing the "tubular system" that architects used to achieve record heights.

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