City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower, Chicago

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  • The history in this one building says so much about the city. The architecture is amazing. Around it so such great shopping, too! In winter they have a lot going on around it and it is dressed for the...  more »
  • When ever i am in downtown i have to swing by this place just so iconic. This area is also very crowded but good place to hang out around there.  more »
  • Only look at the great fire of 1871, Chicago buildings. Because I went to the 8:00 in the Gallery did not. Only appearance as opposed to modern buildings around the history kind to.
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  • Neat spot for a quick 5 minute walkthrough. Lots of people protesting/evangelizing outside with megaphones trying to out yell each other though.
  • This historic structure survived the Great Fire and now has local art exhibits. My favorite one was on Cards Against Humanity. Always free.
  • 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.
  • Stunning all day long! But the view at night is surreal!
  • nice place for tourist and locals alike

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