Sears Might Go Silver

Tower owners consider paint job

By DAVID ROEDER
|  Wednesday, Jul 29, 2009  |  Updated 8:48 AM CDT
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A Silver Sears Tower?

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Could silver be the new look of the Sears Tower?

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A Silver Sears Tower?

The nation's tallest building may soon be shimmering in the Chicago skyline. The owners of the Sears Tower say they're considering giving the building a makeover.
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The New York-based owners of Sears Tower want to know if adding silver will bring in some green.

Sources said the owners are considering an expensive paint job, recladding the tower in silver. Since its opening in 1973, Chicago's iconic tower and the nation's tallest building has been adorned in classic black.  

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