City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower, Chicago

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  • October 1, 2017
    One of the few buildings to survive the Chicago fire this building stands amongst the sky scrappers and reminds you of a different time. The architecture is unique and was a favorite place to walk to ...  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    Structure dating back to the late nineteenth century. Built as a draft of a medieval castle/church jars with the architecture of the city. There's that great. You may not even visit.
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  • September 15, 2017
    This 154-foot-high limestone-block water tower became like an old friend for me during a recent stay in Chicago. It loomed just a few blocks from my hotel and I stopped by daily on my way "home" to si...  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    Neat spot for a quick 5 minute walkthrough. Lots of people protesting/evangelizing outside with megaphones trying to out yell each other though.
  • March 28, 2017
    This historic structure survived the Great Fire and now has local art exhibits. My favorite one was on Cards Against Humanity. Always free.
  • February 16, 2017
    Other than it's function as tourist landmark (& survivor of the great Chicago fire) the water tower often has a free gallery inside showcasing local artists, charities, and events. It's a great little gallery (although small) but a good way to break up the shopping and storefronts along Michigan Ave.
  • January 29, 2017
    Stunning all day long! But the view at night is surreal!
  • June 9, 2017
    nice place for tourist and locals alike

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