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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.