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Visitor Info > Landmarks > City of Milwaukee > East Side and UWM > North Point Water Tower

North Point Water Tower [edit]
East North Avenue at North Lake Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Built in 1873, the 120-foot tall tower was part of the public water system, linked in a chain connecting Lake Michigan, the pumping station at the foot of Lafayette Hill, the tower, and the reservoir a mile west on North Avenue.

Designated a Milwaukee landmark in 1968 for its historical and architectural significance, this gothic revival tower has become a Milwaukee East Side monument.


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