Sears Tower = Willis Tower?

Sears Tower

For those who are planning on visiting us in the near future, you may be shocked to discover that there no longer is a Sears Tower in Chicago. It seems that the London based insurance broker firm, Willis Group Holdings, have bought the naming rights to the thirty-six year old scraper, and the new name will go into effect this summer. Of course, trying to get anyone around here to actually refer to the structural icon by any other name than Sears Tower, might be a bit of challenge. Rightly, so.

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