Let's Play 'Name That Building' Skyscapers May Get New Labels in Wake of Corporate Shuffling
Comerford, Mike, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer
Insurance giant Aon Corp.'s reported attempts to put its name on the Amoco Building raises unsettling issues about the character of one of the world's most recognizable skylines.
The next in line to fall could be the Sears Tower. Hoffman Estates-based Sears, Roebuck and Co. said Thursday that it loses its legal hold on the name in 2000.
Be it a form of corporate graffiti or just the natural evolution of cities, Chicago's skyline is changing to reflect the times.
Since the mid-1970s the big three in Chicago have been the Sears Tower, Amoco Building and the John Hancock Center.
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Publication information: Article title: Let's Play 'Name That Building' Skyscapers May Get New Labels in Wake of Corporate Shuffling. Contributors: Comerford, Mike - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: June 4, 1999. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.