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"Nice art work on the walls inside of the Chicago Water Tower. The tower, built in 1869, is a contributing property in the Old Chicago Water Tower District landmark district. It is located at 806 North Michigan Avenue along the Magnificent Mile shopping district in the Near North Side community area of Chicago, IL."
Huffman House This house was built for Mathias Huffman, a prominent jewelry store owner, around 1880 in Quincy, Illinois. It is made from the French Second Empire style. Later it was used for a college prepatory for girls. Even Samuel Clemens was a school patron here.