North Point Water Tower – Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Atlas Obscura

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

North Point Water Tower

What appears to be a wizard's lair in Milwaukee actually houses a massive water pipe. 

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Standing alone in a roundabout, North Point Water Tower was built in 1873 during Milwaukee’s European architectural boom. The ornate style of this prominently located tower belies its mundane task, providing water pressure to the East Side.

 

Know Before You Go

While the tower has since been decommissioned, it is a designated city landmark. Street parking is readily available in the surrounding area. Entrance to the interior is not available to the public.

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