Chicago Avenue Water Tower and Pumping Station

Also known as: Old Chicago Water Tower District
Both sides of N. Michigan Ave. between E. Chicago and E. Pearson Sts., Chicago, Illinois

Photos 

Water Tower

Photo taken by Nathan Holth in May 2009

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 23, 1975
Reference number
75000644
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Castellated Gothic
Areas of significance
Engineering; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Water works
Current functions
Water works; Park
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1869
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • June 9, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • June 27, 2011: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added to Category: William W. Boyington
  • August 27, 2010: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • July 2, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • June 30, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth

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