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The water tank on top of the Swedish American Museum in Andersonville is being removed, after it was damaged by the extreme cold this winter. (Credit: CBS)

Iconic Andersonville Water Tower Coming Down

Crews have begun removing an iconic water tower on top of a museum in Andersonville, after it was damaged by the extreme cold this winter.

03/20/2014

A water tower sprung a leak atop a Near North building. (Serafin & Associates, Inc.)

Water Tower Becomes Waterfall Atop River North Building

A River North building was evacuated Friday afternoon after a rooftop water tower began leaking, sending a cascade of water into the building.

02/21/2014

The tank from a water tower fell to the ground in Lakeview, hitting several vehicles, and injuring three people on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Building Owners Hire Engineers To Investigate Water Tank Collapse

One of the three people injured when a wooden water tank fell nine stories on Wednesday has been released from the hospital.

08/01/2013

The tank from a water tower fell to the ground in Lakeview, hitting several vehicles, and injuring three people on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

3 Hurt When Water Tank Falls In Lakeview

Three people were hurt — one critically — when a water tank fell into an alley in the Lakeview neighborhood, sending water and debris flying.

07/31/2013

Water Tower Place

Huge Diamond Ring Lost At Water Tower Returned To Owner

Police say a large diamond ring lost almost two weeks ago is now back with its owner: A Chicago woman who was shopping with her niece at Water Tower Place.

08/31/2012

Members of the Gay Men's Chorus performed '80s-era songs for Water Tower shoppers Friday. (CBS/Lisa Fielding)

Gay Men’s Chorus Ushers In Pride Weekend

Artistic Director Patrick Sinozich says the chorus is about music and camaraderie.

06/22/2012

Michigan Avenue

Fire Quickly Put Out At Historic Water Tower

Firefighters quickly put out a small fire at the historic Water Tower Tuesday morning – so fast, in fact, that the tower remained open to visitors the whole time.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Sears Tower And John Hancock Go Dark In Observance Of Earth Hour

Best Things To Do In A Skyscraper

Chicago is home to some of the tallest buildings in the world. With so many things to do in the city, we’ve rounded up a list of some of the best activities, tourist attractions, dining and shopping in the sky!

02/01/2011