Chicago Architecture Info
Old Water Tower
Also known as
Old Chicago Water Tower
806 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Basic Information
Designed by William W. Boyington
Type Museum
Floors: 4
Maximum height 138 feet/41 meters
Neighborhood: Gold Coast
More Information
  • The limestone for the tower was quarried in nearby Joliet, Illinois.
  • September, 2010: This building was named #18 on Chicago Magazine's list of the Top 40 Buildings in Chicago.
  • May 10, 2011: A small fire broke out inside this building. It was confined to a motor, and was put out quickly.