Marina City Roofdeck Walk
Living in Marina City may drive me up a wall a good portion of the time, but there’s one thing that always clears my mind: a walk along the 61st floor roofdeck. Oddly enough, a high-speed, thirty-second elevator ride from the lobby to 550 feet above ground level is the best way I know to stay grounded. Take a circular stroll with me around the 360-degree path with panoramic views of downtown Chicago and find out what truly keeps me in the corncobs.
(Video: When I need to get above the fray, it takes about 550 feet–straight up.)
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