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Sears Tower to put visitors out on Ledge
UPI ^

Posted on 05/01/2009 12:08:30 PM PDT by Perdogg

The head official at the Sears Tower's Skydeck says the Chicago tourist site is preparing to allow visitors a rare view from a new enclosure called the "Ledge."

Skydeck General Manager Randy Stancik said the Ledge, tentatively scheduled to open to the public in June, is a glassed-in enclosure that extends 4.3 feet out from the tower's observation deck, the Chicago Sun-Times said Friday.

(Excerpt) Read more at upi.com ...


TOPICS: Travel
KEYWORDS: chicago; searstower

1 posted on 05/01/2009 12:08:30 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Not the kid


2 posted on 05/01/2009 12:09:13 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Perdogg

No thanks Just having barry as President is scary enough as it is


3 posted on 05/01/2009 12:09:37 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Perdogg

Whew!

I’ll pass.


4 posted on 05/01/2009 12:09:41 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Perdogg

Do not want.


5 posted on 05/01/2009 12:10:06 PM PDT by mysterio
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To: mysterio

I get vertigo just looking at the picture.....


6 posted on 05/01/2009 12:11:56 PM PDT by LadyBuzz
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To: Perdogg

Just the picture is giving me vertigo...think I’m gonna have to pass


7 posted on 05/01/2009 12:12:20 PM PDT by Domandred (Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.)
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To: Perdogg

No thank you.


8 posted on 05/01/2009 12:13:15 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT 2006; now living north of Tampa Bay)
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To: LadyBuzz
I get vertigo just looking at the picture.....

Me too.

No freakin' WAY.

9 posted on 05/01/2009 12:13:19 PM PDT by Allegra ( Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.)
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To: LadyBuzz

Same here.


10 posted on 05/01/2009 12:14:11 PM PDT by mysterio
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To: Perdogg

Maintenance, we need a cleanup on the Ledge. Bring a mop.


11 posted on 05/01/2009 12:14:55 PM PDT by MARTIAL MONK
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To: Perdogg

They ALL scream on the way down, you know. It is never silent.


12 posted on 05/01/2009 12:15:52 PM PDT by patton (Oligarchy is an absorbing state in the Markov process we find ourselves in. Sigh.)
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To: Perdogg

So now we know whats going to replace waterboarding


13 posted on 05/01/2009 12:16:36 PM PDT by kidd (Obama: The triumph of hope over evidence)
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To: Perdogg

Don’t even want to watch this on You-Tube.


14 posted on 05/01/2009 12:18:04 PM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: lainie; PennsylvaniaMom; Extremely Extreme Extremist; Tax-chick; TexasCajun; sarasota; ...

ping


15 posted on 05/01/2009 12:18:30 PM PDT by Perdogg (University of North Carolina - 2009 NCAA basketball champs)
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To: Perdogg

If I stood on that, my testicles would be up by my neck.

16 posted on 05/01/2009 12:23:15 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Perdogg
Big deal... 1000 feet up, 4.3 feet out - that's nothing! Check out the 4000 high, 70 foot out catwalk over the Grand Canyon. Now THAT is pant-wetting high!
17 posted on 05/01/2009 12:27:23 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the sting of truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
I'm glad you said it.....so I didn't have to.
18 posted on 05/01/2009 12:29:54 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Marsoc Dad)
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To: Perdogg

No


19 posted on 05/01/2009 12:30:46 PM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: Perdogg

Not this little black duck, I didn’t lose anything up there.


20 posted on 05/01/2009 12:32:13 PM PDT by wordsofearnest (Job 19:25 As for me, I know my Redeemer lives.)
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To: Perdogg

I invision a terrible accident in which Barney Fife is out there with a bunch of people showing them his sidearm. Then he places it back in his holster.....

*shudders*


21 posted on 05/01/2009 12:33:51 PM PDT by envisio (Sexual Beer & BBQ Ribs)
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To: Perdogg

That is totally crazy!!!!


22 posted on 05/01/2009 12:36:50 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: envisio
This is Chicago, obama could do a fly by in air force 1.. for souvenir pictures...
23 posted on 05/01/2009 12:38:19 PM PDT by JoanneSD (illegals represented without taxation.. Americans taxed without representation)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

Was out in Vegas last year and went out to west rim of the Canyon....I sheepishly admit to crawling out there. I tried to walk but the knees took 5 minutes to work. Walked back in looking up.

Was fun though..had lunch at the bottom of the canyon via helicopter. On the way out I cracked up at the “candy factory” in a mobile home.


24 posted on 05/01/2009 12:46:18 PM PDT by halfright (My presidents picture is in the dictionary, next to the word, "rectum".)
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To: AppyPappy

Me neither. Just looking at it gives me the willies. Yipes...no way. No how!


25 posted on 05/01/2009 12:50:03 PM PDT by cubreporter (Rush Limbaugh - Truth, honesty and the American Way. Go Rush!!!)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

Wouldn’t do that either. None of those nonsensical things.


26 posted on 05/01/2009 12:51:23 PM PDT by cubreporter (Rush Limbaugh - Truth, honesty and the American Way. Go Rush!!!)
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To: Allegra

It’s OK - the designer said it’s like stepping onto a huge sheet of Crème Brûlée. Nothing could possibly go wrong.


27 posted on 05/01/2009 12:54:08 PM PDT by library user
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To: Perdogg

Yikes!

Ah, no thanks, I’ll take someone else’s word for it how cool that is...


28 posted on 05/01/2009 12:54:46 PM PDT by Lord_Baltar
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To: Lord_Baltar

Bunch of Wuss’s, Chuck Norris would go up there with a bottle of windex and some paper towels and clean the glass
.....from the outside.......on acid.


29 posted on 05/01/2009 12:59:02 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

30 posted on 05/01/2009 1:00:26 PM PDT by library user
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To: Perdogg

See the lady, with the green blouse, CLINGING FOR DEAR LIFE to the side of the actual building? That would be me; after being heavily medicated and offered monetary reward for creeping out there.

I need to go lay down now. :p


31 posted on 05/01/2009 1:33:15 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (M. Thatcher, "The trouble with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: tet68

Let him, I prefer heights when I can look up at them, rather than looking down from them.

I will second the Field Marshall’s view about the location of my testicles upon stepping out on that thing...


32 posted on 05/01/2009 1:50:48 PM PDT by Lord_Baltar
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To: Perdogg


That thing got a weight limit?
33 posted on 05/01/2009 1:51:24 PM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (The emperor has no pedigree.)
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To: Hegemony Cricket

The Building? The Ledge? Which one???

just kidding


34 posted on 05/01/2009 2:15:45 PM PDT by Lord_Baltar
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To: Perdogg

Cool.


35 posted on 05/02/2009 1:09:55 AM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Perdogg

What? I’m the only person who thinks this is cool? I’m super squeamish. What gives?


36 posted on 05/02/2009 1:11:19 AM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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