Pictures of All 149 Rocks Stuck on the Tribune Tower
Recently we received an e-mail from a teacher who was looking for information about all of the cool stones embedded in the facade of the Tribune Tower (435 North Michigan Avenue). We pointed her to the Tribune Tower entry in the Chicago Architecture Info database, which has a complete list. But she wrote back because it wasn’t quite what she was looking for. She was looking for pictures of the individual rocks. All of them. And she’d searched the intarweb high and low with no success. Could we help?
Sure. Why not.
So, here they are — all 149 of them as of May, 2009 — the last time we took a walk around the building and visually cataloged. them. Click on each of the thumbnails below to see a larger picture of the rock in question.
New rocks are added very rarely these days, so if any are missing, it shouldn’t be more than one or two. If you think we missed one, hit the “Contact” link to let us know, and we’ll fix it.