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While it's roughly half the rival of the famed Italian tower (94ft to Pisa's 177ft stature and a mere 7.4ft off of vertical vs. Italy's 15ft lean), the Midwestern version built in 1934 holds its own as a tourist attraction. Stop by while swinging over to the first franchised McDonald's in nearby Des Plaines and take all the "dad photos" of you pushing it over.

Leaning tower of niles
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Leaning Tower of Niles

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While it's roughly half the rival of the famed Italian tower (94ft to Pisa's 177ft stature and a mere 7.4ft off of vertical vs. Italy's 15ft lean), the Midwestern version built in 1934 holds its own as a tourist attraction. Stop by while swinging over to the first franchised McDonald's in nearby Des Plaines and take all the "dad photos" of you pushing it over.