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No More Sears Tower

The Sears Tower, at least for now. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Being from Chicago, this brings tears to my eyes...

The 110-story Chicago giant, the nation's tallest building, will be renamed Willis Tower under a leasing deal. The New York-based owners signed a lease with Willis Group Holdings, a London-based insurance broker, for 140,000 square feet.

Like Comiskey Park before, it will always be the Sears Tower to me.