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Pullman Water Tower

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Identification

Pullman Water Tower
213696

Structure in General

water tower
demolished [destroyed]
romanesque revival

Usages

water distribution

Facts

  • The tower's tank was housed in a stone shell resembling an 11-story building, with a bicolor pattern and arched windows.
  • The lower 7 levels of the tower were square in plan, and the 4 above that were octagonal. A cupola with a mansard roof and a flagpole was centered on the roof.
  • The tank held 2,086,000 liters (550,995 gallons) of water, placing a pressure of 70 to 75 pounds per inch on the water mains.

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Location

10933 South Cottage Grove Avenue
10933 South Cottage Grove Avenue
60628
Pullman
South Side
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

210.00 ft
195.00 ft
68.00 ft
68.00 ft
1880

Involved Companies

Solon S. Beman
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