Special Report

Early Photographs of the World’s Most Famous Landmarks

Source: Chicago History Museum / Archive Photos via Getty Images

The Willis Tower (Sears Tower)
> Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
> Construction completed: 1974
> Year of photograph: circa 1972

Source: Yves Forestier / Sygma via Getty Images

Channel Tunnel
> Location: English Channel between Folkestone, Kent, England and Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, France
> Construction completed: 1994
> Year of photograph: 1993

Source: Serge Attal / The Chronicle Collection via Getty Images

Petronas Towers
> Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
> Construction completed: 1996
> Year of photograph: 1996

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