A quintessential city photo, this location has got it all! Capture the landmark skyscraper as it towers over the bustling streets, the train as it whizzes by with commuters aboard and the clear-blue sky as it serves as the perfect backdrop for an illuminated late afternoon in Chi-town.
Zoom lens (64mm)
How to get there
N41° 53' 13.0992"W87° 38' 07.4004"
This image of the Sears/Willis Tower was taken from the northeast corner of N Franklin St and W Wacker Drive. This view is looking south toward the Willis (formerly known Sears) Tower. Reference the GPS coordinates and you'll be able to see this exact perspective.
If you time it right, you can get this picture with a CTA train in the frame.
By public transportation:
- Closest station: Clark/Lake (via Blue, Orange, Purple, Brown, Pink or Green Line)
- Head west toward N LaSalle St
- Turn right onto N LaSalle St
- Turn left onto W Wacker Dr
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