Spanning Two City Blocks And 4.2 Million Square Feet, The Original World’s Largest Commercial Center Is Hiding In Illinois

Chicago has always been an innovative city when it comes to architectural design and reaching for new heights. The Sears tower (now called the Willis Tower) held the world’s tallest building title for nearly 25 years. Well before that, though, a building not known for its height, but for its area was the king of the world.

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Address: The Merchandise Mart, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654, USA

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