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Water Tower Place, Chicago

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Comprising eight floors of stores and restaurants, Water Tower Place provides a neat spot to pick up some souvenirs or enjoy window shopping. The high-end mall boasts a range of independent boutiques, specialty shops, and chain stores, including American Girl Place and Macy's. Once you've worked up an appetite, head to the food court. It is home to 14 distinctive kitchens to satisfy everyone in your party. Choose from barbecue, salads, sushi, smoothies, pizza, Mexican cuisine, and more. Use our Chicago vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Water Tower Place and other attractions in Chicago.
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TripAdvisor
  • Has many different stores, mostly clothing is what I saw. Has a few restaurants and on the lowest level there is a cafeteria type store with many different selections. The mall has plenty of seating a...  more »
  • The weather wasn't clear for 360 Chicago so we walked next door to Watertower Palace and it there was so much to see and places to shop. My husband hung out at the Harry Carry Sports Bar and loved see...  more »
  • If you are in Chicago visiting this is one of those places that you wont miss even if you wanted to. Is just a mall with lots of stores and restaurants, beautiful cascades, and very nice layout. At th...  more »
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  • Nice mall in Chicago. American Girl Place and Lego store are some of the good shops for kids among typical mall stores such as Macy's, Vera Bradley, Pandora and a decent food court on the mezzanine level. For first time visitors it's a good place for Chicago shopping. The glass elevator is a nice touch and the water feature as you enter is unique.
  • Great place to shop and easy to get around. Better variety of stores than the last time I was here 3 years ago. We love the Lego store.
  • If you've never been, at least go once. It's been over 10 years since I visited the Water Tower. I actually don't have much of a problem with the store themselves. It's a mall but I think the selection of stores are solid. The food court is a nice touch with 14 restaurants to choose from. Also, get to the seventh floor and get some popcorn while you're there.
  • It is Michigan Avenue at its most interesting array of shops. American Girl store is not to be missed, even if you don't have a preteen girl. It is a place of wonder. Then exit on American Girl 2nd floor, and you're right next to the Lego store, another place of wonder. Also, plenty of small clothing, jewelry and home goods stores, in addition to Macy's. Macy's is to be commended for striving to maintain the Marshall Fields legacy in Chicago.
  • Convenient shopping mall downtown with a huge variety of stores and a really cool food court. Can be a little expensive depending on the store and the fact that it's the Water Tower downtown, but overall a great place to shop of you're in the area. Not to mention the offices upstairs on the 9th floor (surgical center, plastic surgeon offices, salon/spa, etc).