It’s safe to say that 2020 hasn’t been the easiest year. In fact, that would most likely be considered an understatement.
In times like these, it is essential to try and find humor wherever possible. To that end, residents of Chicago have been delightfully posting on Twitter about the appearance of the Willis Tower.
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Formerly known as the Sears Tower, the structure is an iconic building that is known as a key feature of the city’s skyline.
The 110-story building has been without power since Monday due to substantial flooding.
“Due to the intense rain overnight and related flooding, Willis Tower is currently closed to all tenants and visitors,” the Willis Tower website explains. “The Chicago Fire Department and Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) have been on site through the night working to assess the situation.”
— ✨Lil Miss Cupcake in the Plastic Bubble (@CupcakeSnarky) May 19, 2020
Social media users were quick to notice the structure’s darkened facade on Tuesday night, noting its rather grim appearance that seemed to resemble a face.
But not just any old face, one that looks entirely fed up with everything.
“Even the sears tower is done with 2020s bullshit lmao look at that face,” one Twitter user wrote.
even the sears tower is done with 2020s bullshit lmao look at that face pic.twitter.com/Q9l69BD9tK
— Crispy Chungus™️ (@ayywesleyy) May 20, 2020
“I’ll never get this image of the disappointed Sears Tower out of my head,” another posted.
I’ll never get this image of the disappointed sears tower out of my head pic.twitter.com/5xEuMBQqXo
— Chase Moloney (@chasemoloney_) May 20, 2020
The “face” is undoubtedly relatable, and the overall message of finding the funny in what seems like the darkest of situations (get it?) only goes to show the resiliency and humor of the people of not only Chicago but the world, who get to enjoy these memes and captions as they brighten up their day.
the Sears Tower just sitting there looking like it’s just as fed up with 2020 as we are “😐” pic.twitter.com/Ze0CmqTat8
— キャラハン – PHØTØGRAPHER ❂ (@CalQuinn_) May 20, 2020
Was anyone planning on telling the world that the Sears Tower has a face? pic.twitter.com/0jgEwzY05e
— Day Dream Sleeper (@DayDreamSleeps) May 20, 2020
Everyone realizing that the sears tower has a face is the only comedic thing that has happened this year pic.twitter.com/oIg54AXvpa
— Sᴀʟᴀᴍɪ (@topspittinwraps) May 20, 2020
Creepy dark Sears tower, where are your lights? You ok? pic.twitter.com/Z8r8YkJnai
— Jill Schmitz™ (@Jillie24) May 20, 2020
Even Sears Tower is 100% fucking DONE with this 2020 bullshit pic.twitter.com/FARm2AjhXV
— Christine Hennesy (@RoyalRedBears) May 20, 2020
Sears Tower be like pic.twitter.com/dsQkgOmk6j
— shoopdahoop25 (@shoopdahoop25) May 20, 2020
The Sears Tower can only be unlocked once you beat the game on the hard difficulty. pic.twitter.com/HyZTQc3v38
— Coviddy (@puff_step_daddy) May 20, 2020
The power went out @ Sears Tower and now it looks like some GD robot about to wreak havoc upon Chicago, and honestly, I wouldn’t be surprised if that actually happened. pic.twitter.com/wsUMZ9nhzl
— Dr. Kanz (@KarleeKanz) May 20, 2020
Willis Tower be like:
“You know what, I’m done with this bullshit. See y’all next year.” pic.twitter.com/dG5yxECP3o
— Joseph Kerbaugh (@kerbauheehaw) May 20, 2020