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  • Chicago Water Tower

    Chicago Water Tower 150th Celebration

    Sat, Sep 14, 2019
    10 a.m.–3 p.m.

    August 28, 2019 –

    Join the City of Chicago and a multitude of partner organizations for a day-long neighborhood festival celebrating the 150th anniversary of the historic Chicago Water Tower—built in 1869 by architect William W. Boyington and one of the only buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire. Free programming will include family…

  • Today, Mark Kelly, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, announced the official launch of the Water Tower Arts District at a public event at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Fifteen of Chicago’s renowned cultural organizations, all located within walking distance of the historic Chicago Water…