Chicago Water Tower, Chicago

Chicago Water Tower, Chicago - Address

Address: 806 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

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Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

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About Chicago Water Tower, Chicago

The Chicago Water Tower is a contributing property in the Old Chicago Water Tower District landmark district. It is located at 806 North Michigan Avenue along the Magnificent Mile shopping district in the Near North Side community area of Chicago, Illinois in a small park, the Jane M. Byrne Plaza. The tower was constructed to house a large water pump, intended to draw water from Lake Michigan. It is the second-oldest water tower in the United States, after the Louisville Water Tower in Louisville, Kentucky. The Chicago Water Tower now serves as a Chicago Office of Tourism art gallery known as the City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower. It features the work of local photographers and artists.

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Overview of Chicago Water Tower

On your visit to Chicago, consider visiting Chicago Water Tower. Don't expect lot of visitors to Chicago Water Tower since it is not a popular tourist spot in Chicago.

Chicago Water Tower is not a popular tourist spot and visitors exploring prime attractions like The Art Institute Of Chicago, Millennium Park, Cloud Gate, Willis Tower and Michigan Avenue. For more popular attractions visit things to do in Chicago.

Chicago tours ideally do not include a visit to Chicago Water Tower.

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  • This water tower is a nice stop when exploring Chicago's architecture. You can't miss it if you're walking the magnificent mile

  • Very cool historic building right in the center of the shopping district

  • It's nice to see the original water tower, especially how they use it as a small museum exhibit. Make sure to visit it at different times of the year to see what new.

  • Very cool, it's strange to see this old architecture in the middle of the city.

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