Chicago remains without the "Sears Tower"Info, Friday, November 04, 2011 17:37:12
Everyone in Chicago knows skyscraper "Sears Tower" (Sears Tower) - the tallest building not only the city but also in America. When it was built in 1973 was the highest in the world. They say that in clear weather towers on top of it are visible even from neighboring states.
From tomorrow, the name "Sears Tower" will be history. A new building will hang inscription - Willis Tower (Willis Tower), inform EuroChicago. comSiars comes from the company name "Sears, Roebuck & Co.", which originally ruled the building for 30 years. Willis Group Holdings is the name of the largest new tenant who is an English company dealing with insurance and brokerage business. Among the inhabitants of the city spread at high speed subscription against the decision of the Mayor of Chicago Richard Daley to rename. The website www. itsthesearstower. com petition does is put an address to the new owners to refuse to change the name. So far as it had signed more than 35 000 people. There are several similar petitions and Facebook. What's more - tomorrow, during the official opening ceremony of the new sign that will attend and the Mayor is expected to come many protesters. We are taking measures that will not happen. Here is what supporting the decision to rename the head of Willis Group Joe Plumeri: "You can not stop life. Chicago is thriving city. We are good professionals and if we continue to do our job properly, I am convinced that soon the name Willis and the skyscraper will become synonymous. "
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