360 CHICAGO Launches Chicago Resident Exclusive and Free Sunset Series Programs
Chicago, Ill. – March 10, 2016 – 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck, one of the top attractions in Chicago and home of TILT, the city’s highest moving attraction, introduces its first-ever Chicago Resident Appreciation Rate on Monday, March 14. The new admission rate invites 606 zip code residents to enjoy a 50 percent savings on general admission every day of the week throughout 2016. The locals-only offer comes on the heels of a spectacular multi-million dollar renovation and serves as a “thank you” to the many residents who count the John Hancock Center a favorite in the city's skyline.
Those who provide a valid ID proving 606 zip code residency will save 50 percent on general admission entry.With 606 Resident Appreciation Rate, adult admission is $10 instead of the regular $20, and youth (ages 3-11) admission is $6.50 instead of $13.
“The Hancock is an icon for Chicagoans and our observation deck provides breathtaking views of the city they adore,” says general manager Nichole Williamson.“We wanted to recognize the local affinity to the building with an offer that makes it easier for Chicagoans to visit often and fall in love with their hometown all over again,” she adds.
Simultaneously, 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck unveils an exciting new Sunset Series featuring free weekly activities focusing on photography and architecture buffs, and those who prefer the harmony of music and sunsets.
Open to all visitors from 6– 9 p.m. throughout the year, free programming presented over 1,000 feet high above the city includes:
- Mondays: Photography Night –On this night only, visitors can bring in tripods to capture the incredible images of the skyline, lights and views.Nick Ulivieri, a professional photographer lauded for his Chicago imagery, serves as the 360 CHICAGO photography ambassador, and will help develop photography workshops and contests over the year.
- Tuesdays: Chicago Architecture Foundation docents serve as “guides in the sky.”
- Thursdays: DJs from Mode Events offer entertainment while visitors toast sunsets.
In the past year, 360 CHICAGO has completed an entirely new experience for visitors. Not only did owners complete an extensive renovation to the concourse and stunning observation deck, they also enhanced the one-of-a-kind TILT, adding LED lighting, and new sound and motion profiles. Inside the concourse, an interactive exhibition spotlights the city’s history, architecture, and neighborhoods. On the 94th floor, a brand new Architect’s Corner Café & Bar serves artisanal small bites and beverages including specialty cocktails, wine, and craft beers visitors can enjoy on west-facing stadium seats designed for relaxing and sunset gazing.
Observation Deck Hours and Pricing
Open 365 days a year from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., the last ticket is sold at 10:30 p.m.NEW 2016 exclusive – Chicago 606 Resident Appreciation Rate: $10 adults (ages 12+); $6.50 for youth (3-11). General admission: $20 for adults (ages 12+); $13 for youth (3-11); free for children under 3. Additional ticket options such as Total Tower Experience, FastPass, and Sun & Stars are available online. Packages and group rates are also available, affiliated with Chicago CityPASS and GO Chicago Card.
TILT costs $7 per person and tickets do not include admission to the observation deck. Guests first purchase a valid on-site admission ticket to gain access to the observation deck and TILT. Tickets can be purchased online or in person at 360 CHICAGO’s ticketing desk, based on availability.
360 Chicago is located at 875 N. Michigan Avenue, 94th Floor in Chicago, IL.For information, weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., call 312-751-3681.All other times, please call 312-654-2892. Follow on social media through Twitter and Instagram: @360ChiViews; Facebook: 360 Chicago.
Visit www.360chicago.com for information.