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The Westing Game Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Sunset Towers

This beautiful new luxury apartment house, erected on the Lake Michigan shore, is five-stories high. There are many large windows, and each apartment has a view of the Westing mansion.

The Old Westing House

The Westing house is the supposedly-empty home of Samuel Westing. Parts of the game take place in the mansion's library and game room.

The Will

Samuel Westing's will—filled with odd phrases, obscure hints, and clues—is read throughout the course of the Westing game. The will has an uncanny ability to predict people's actions and motivations.

The Coffee Shop

Located in the lobby of Sunset Towers and run by George Theodorakis, this is a popular spot for residents of Sunset Towers and people from the town.

Shin Hoo's Restaurant

Shin Hoo's is a gourmet Chinese Restaurant on the top floor of Sunset Towers. There are rarely customers in the restaurant.

Good Salvation Soup Kitchen

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