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Passed the water tower a couple of times during our stay in Chicago and it's a real landmark. I'm happy that they haven't torn down it as all these skyscrapers have been built around it. I don't know you can visit the interior but for...More
The historic water tower is a beautiful Chicago landmark, located on Michigan Avenue along the Magnificent Mile. The tower was constructed in 1869 in order to house a large water pump, intended to draw water from Lake Michigan. It is the second-oldest water tower in...More
This is one of the three structures that survived the great Chicago fire. It's beautiful. Drive / walk by is sufficient as you're checking out the Magnificent Mile. The "exhibit" inside is very small, and not worth more than about five minutes.
You don’t need to spend a lot of time here as you are not able to access the interior of the building. It is quite beautiful and worth checking out as you wander along the magnificent mile. Across the street is the pumping station, check...More
This historic building is now surrounded by cow sculptures painted with different themes. A fun tribute to Mrs. O’Leary’s cow starting the great Chicago fire. Building is great for photos as it was a building that survived the great fire as it was a stone...More
The Historic Water Tower is a beautiful looking old structure that is surrounded by modern buildings on Michigan St. The tower is important to Chicago because it is one of the only structures to survive the Great Fire due to its stone construction. There is...More
If you are visiting Chicago this summer, check out the park surrounding the Historic Water Tower. The Cows have come home.
A few years ago, the Magnificent Mile was strewn with life-size hand-pained cows, commemorating the infamous Chicago Fire and the legend of Mrs. O'Leary's...More