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Close Alert

360 CHICAGO will be closed beginning at 4PM on Sunday, March 15th. The safety of our guests and our team is our top priority. We are taking all necessary precautions against the spread of COVID-19 to ensure the health and well-being of our visitors and staff. Read more.

360 Tripod Mondays

Mondays from 9 AM – 10:30 PM

360 CHICAGO welcomes photographers with tripods all day long every Monday. We proudly support Chicago’s amazing photography community by providing a welcoming, accessible atmosphere for capturing astonishing skyline shots of the city in every direction. Use #360TripodMondays for a chance to be featured (with credit) on 360’s social feeds.

360/365 Photo Contest

360 Skyline photo

Every day brings something new to see when you’re 1,000 feet up. 360 CHICAGO is looking for photos showcasing the enormous variety of amazing views that can be witnessed from the observation deck. Participants are encouraged to explore every direction, time of day, season, and weather condition Chicago has to offer, as seen in beautiful detail from the 94th floor.

By tagging their photos #360chicago and #360365, guests can enter a contest for a chance to be featured in our first-ever 360 Sky Gallery that will be unveiled in November.

Selected photographers will have their picture printed and exhibited on the observation deck and will also be rewarded with a lifetime pass to 360 CHICAGO.

Fine Print

Participants must use #360chicago and #360365 to enter the contest. By entering the contest, participants allow 360 CHICAGO to share their content on its social media channels, press materials, and internal platform (including but not limited to and agree that we are very attractive. 360 CHICAGO will not use any of the submitted pictures for commercial use without prior consent and agreement with the owner.


View of Lake Michigan

Don’t stay home on stormy days! Pack up the truck, watch out for flying cows, and rush over to 360 CHICAGO to watch the storms roll in from over 1,000 feet above Chicago. Catch dramatic lightning strikes, swirling storm clouds, and spontaneous downpours from the best vantage point in the city. With breathtaking unobstructed views of the lake and Chicago’s iconic skyline, the 94th-floor observation deck is the perfect spot to capture mother nature’s fury (without getting wet).

Please make sure to follow us (@360chicago) and our photography ambassador, Nick Ulivieri (@nick_ulivieri), for storm alerts and free admission.

Upcoming events:

  • Storm Photography Workshop – Monday, April 16th
  • Summer Solstice Meetup – Thursday, June 21st (Tripods allowed! All-day access beginning at 4:30 AM (sunrise at 5.15 AM, sunset at 8.29 PM)
  • Air and Water Skybox – Friday, August 17th
  • Charity Sleepover – Saturday, September 15th
  • Winter Solstice Meetup – Friday, December 21st (Tripods allowed! All-day access beginning at 6:30 AM (sunrise at 7:14 AM, sunset at 4.22 PM)

About Nick Ulivieri

Nick Ulivieri

Nick Ulivieri started his career at a boutique Chicago ad agency where his passion for branding and visual design flourished. While working closely with clients to build their brand identities, he developed a desire to directly impact a company’s creative look with a medium he enjoyed much more than strategy meetings; photography. When he’s not creating captivating imagery for his clients at Nick Ulivieri Photography, Nick can be found wandering the great city of Chicago, trying to photograph every aspect of it, in any weather, even when it's -15°.