Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Chicago Water Tower
1869 – 1969
Erected 1969 by American Water Works Association.
Location. 41° 53.831′ N, 87° 37.471′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue near East Chicago Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 806 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Water Tower (here, next to this marker); DeWitt Clinton Cregier (a few steps from this marker); Great World War (a few steps from this marker); Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton, architects (within shouting distance of this The Water Tower & Great Chicago Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel St. Benedict Flats (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senator William J. Connors (about 700 feet away); Tribune Tower (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
Also see . . . The Historic Water Tower: Chicago's Gem. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Additional keywords. water works
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings •
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