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This well-known downtown Chicago landmark, located just north of the river, not far from WLS-TV's current studios at 190 State St., is known as "Marina Towers" ("Marina City" in some references), and was built in the late 1950s. WLS-TV (channel 7) and WLS-FM (94.7) once transmitted from antennas on the top of one of these 60-story buildings. (WLS-TV is now on the Sears Tower.)
Copyright 2004, Garrett Wollman. All rights reserved. Photograph taken 2004-07-06.