Hancock Building, Chicago, Illinois

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Hancock Building

Chicago, IL 60611

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(312) 751-3680

  • 7 mentions in Chicago: Is Navy Pier, the Bean, and Willis Tower really worth seeing?

    • Eric P.

      Eric P. said, "...recommend that you skip the expensive tickets, and long line for these and instead reserve a table for brunch in the Hancock Building 's The Signature Room at the 95th. On a clear day the views are amazing and you can enjoy..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...Clinique counter and look up, another beautiful Tiffany ceiling, this time done in mosaic. Visit the The Signature Lounge at the Hancock Building, for the price of a drink, you still get the view. Inside the ladies room, there's another great..." See More

    • Laura G.

      Laura G. said, "...city. The others didn't really "wow" me too much, though there is a nice up-scale cafe/restaurant at the top of the Hancock Building if you're interested in that. But, definitely take a stroll through Millenium Park, especially if you'll be heading to..." See More

    • Brady H.

      Brady H. said, "...with the bean. Willis Tower(Sears) has a great observation deck, but many say that they prefer the observation deck of the Hancock Building better despite it not being quite as tall as the Willis tower...." See More

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...of the city at Willis Tower. Pay to go up on the Sky Deck and it's well worth your time. The Hancock Building now has an attraction called TILT that looks like it could be interesting! I haven't been there since TILT..." See More

    • Rich B.

      Rich B. said, "...early for a good picture in front of it. I would recommend (in order) 1. Architectural Tour of the river 2. Hancock Building- go to signature room for a drink rather than pay for 360 viewing area. 3. Cloud Gate..." See More

    • Cheryl R.

      Cheryl R. said, "...to take a ferris wheel ride. If you want a sky high view of the city, choose either Willis Tower or Hancock Building. John Hancock is nice because you can either pay for just the view, or you can go to..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Places to take friends while they are visiting this weekend

    • Davo H.

      Davo H. said, "...I would actually recommend the Hancock Building rather than the Willis Tower. It has an arguably better view of the downtown and lakefront. The top floor is a restaurant/bar, so you can go have a drink or two while enjoying the view..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...I don't do bars anymore but I'm sure there are a ton up in Lincoln Park. I'd also go to the Hancock Building over the Willis Tower, you can go to the The Signature Lounge and have an expensive drink and still..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best place to get a drink and see the city from up high?

    • Patrick Z.

      Patrick Z. said, "...Views - Willis Tower and/or Hancock Building Must do - Millennium Park, shopping area down Michigan Avenue, deep dish pizza (lou malnatis or giordanos), cubs or sox game..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best free things to do in Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...that is well worth the cost. For great views of the city, head up to the The Signature Lounge in the Hancock Building- spend your money on a pricey drink rather than a pricey elevator trip and relax at a table..." See More

  • 1 mention in Chicago must sees in 2-3 days? Hotels, restaurants, etc...

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...Chicago is one of the best in the world. For great views of the city, both the Willis Tower ($19.50) and Hancock Building ($19) have observation levels, but my favorite way to get my best bang for my buck is to go..." See More

  • 1 mention in Coolest spots for happy hour in Chicago?

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, "...For out-of-town visitor I recommend the Bar on 96th Fl. of the Hancock Building -unbelievable view of the entire city. Chicago has several roof tops bars which are great in the summer: For example: Nomi Restaurant Lounge at the Hyatt Park, Vertigo..." See More

  • 1 mention in One night in Chicago. What do I do?

    • Lindsey A.

      Lindsey A. said, "...Definitely grab a drink at the top of the Hancock Building Worth the potential wait for the view. Also, there are bike and segway rentals that line shore. Grab one for an hour or two and venture up to North Beach and..." See More

  • 1 mention in How many days should I spend in Chicago?

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...- Grab a slice at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, walk along N Michigan Ave, get a cocktail at the top of the Hancock Building (touristy, but still cool). Other fav eats: Bavette's Bar and Boeuf and GT Fish & Oyster, and Momotaro.West Town-..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are some nice places for Designers to visit in Chicago?

    • Crystal L.

      Crystal L. said, "...river and lake to the Museum Campus, Navy Pier, and Chinatown. Don't forget to stroll the river walk. Willis Tower or Hancock Building: Go the top for a great view! Chicago Architecture Foundation: They have a small free exhibit with a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Labor Day weekend in Chicago?

    • Bridge M.

      Bridge M. said, "...entire day in itselfRent bikes in Millenium Park and ride along the Lake Front PathMany people also like to visit the Hancock Building or walk down Navy Pier, but it seems pretty class tourist to me For more food & fun, some..." See More

  • 1 mention in Suggestions on nightlife, food and/or anything else

    • Leah B.

      Leah B. said, "...one of my favorite places to visit! I definitely recommend having drinks at The Signature Room at the 95th at the Hancock Building. Get there in the evening so you can take in the view as the sun sets. As for..." See More