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Willis Tower’s Renovated Skydeck Offers a Unique Chicago Experience for Tourists and Locals Alike

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Source: Chicago Tribune

Three years in the making, the renovated Skydeck Chicago is reopening Friday for public tours of the 45,000-square-foot space that has undergone a multimillion-dollar renovation the general manager calls “part Chicago museum, part selfie museum, part architectural river tour and part children’s museum.”

“In 2009, we did a renovation that showcased a one-stop Chicago experience. Now we just took it to a 50th or 100th power,” said Randy Stancik. “We want to showcase the people, what is rich about the city. The intention is a free-flowing experience, dedicated to Chicago, that can stand on its own.”

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