Back in the summer of 2011, I was selected to be an “Ambassador” of Skydeck Chicago, which is the attraction/observation deck found (mostly) on the 103rd floor of the building technically known now as the Willis Tower (but still called the Sears Tower by me and the majority of Chicago natives). I thoroughly enjoyed my summer two years ago, making multiple trips up there for various fun reasons.
Here’s the famous building in question:
Wait, let’s get a little closer:
See those four boxes all the way up there on the left? They make up “The Ledge”, which has kept visitors shaking in their boots (sometimes even from the ground level!) since their installation in 2009.
In addition to my experiences as a Skydeck Chicago Ambassador, I’ve taken my out-of-town visitors to Skydeck Chicago in the past couple of years. I am very familiar with the attraction, but when I was offered another VIP tour by General Manager Randy Stancik (one of the nicest guys out there, no joke), I jumped at the chance. I wanted to see what’s going on up at the 103rd floor and what’s in store for the future, so I took the train to meet with Randy last week.