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City Gallery

806 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2103
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Free Temporary Exhibitions

This gallery features temporary exhibitions that showcase local artists and photographers. The... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
Free gallery in historic water tower

The exhibits change every few months. It only takes about 15 minutes to walk through. It is... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Diane K
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 Sep 2017
“Free Temporary Exhibitions”
7 Sep 2016
“Free gallery in historic water tower”
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806 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2103
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This gallery features temporary exhibitions that showcase local artists and photographers. The small space means there will be a limited number of works. But when I stopped by in August, a photography exhibition that focused on some of the older city buildings was nicely curated...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The exhibits change every few months. It only takes about 15 minutes to walk through. It is located right off of Michigan Avenue and is a nice break from the shopping. My two favorite exhibits I have seen are the Charlie Trotter exhibit and pics...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2016

This gallery is located inside of the historic water tower. (The water tower is one of the only surviving structures from the fire of 1871.) When I visited, there was an entertaining Cards Against Humanity exhibit, and it took 15 - 20 minutes to walk...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

The current exhibit shows artifacts from the life of the celebrated chef Charlie Trotter who died in 2013. Very nice exhibit of some of his personal items, menus, photos. Exhibit runs thru this summer. No fee

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Reviewed 25 October 2014

I came here multiple times and they have interesting photo exhibits or small paintings. It is worth a stop if you are passing by which you should because this area is one of the most important in Chicago. Go to the John Hancock!

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Reviewed 27 February 2014

Gallery is inside the water tower. So, it's pretty small. Took about 20 minutes to walk around. Gallery holds local Chicago artists work. Great building, fascinating history and wonderful artwork.

1  Thank Marty K
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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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