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“Just a mall” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Water Tower Place

Water Tower Place
835 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
(312) 440-3166
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Ranked #42 of 304 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Malls, Landmarks
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Owner description: Where downtown Chicago comes to life.At the pinnacle of Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place is Chicago's premier shopping destination. Its stunning eight-level atrium features more than 100 of your favorite stores and restaurants plus a mix of distinctive specialty shops and boutiques. It offers a unique, high-energy urban shopping experience you simply won't find anywhere else in the city. In short, Water Tower Place is the place to shop.
Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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“Just a mall”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Okay, so it's a Chicago institution and there are definitely stores that are much more upscale than at my local mall...but it's still just. a. mall. Crowds, escalators, stores...the usual. We were there on a Saturday afternoon, just browsing. We did all 7 (or however many) floors, because we felt like we ought to, since we were there. We did stop in the food court and had some pizza, which was really quite good. If our local mall food court had food that good, I'd go shopping more often!

Overall, if you're in Chicago to shop, you probably should at least step into Water Tower Place. The thing to keep in mind is that quite a few of the stores found in Water Tower are also found on Michigan Ave and/or State St.

Visited January 2012
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“LOVE shopping here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

The stores are endless and amazing. Eating in the food court is an experience in itself.

Visited January 2012
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Homewood, Illinois
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“Shopping and Eating... it is all here with style”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Fun place to check out the latest Legos, to taste unique teas, see the newest styles, or eat very reasonably priced foods. Great place to take the whole family on a unique and entertaining shopping trip.

Visited January 2012
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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“Nice Mall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Loved the stores. Especially American Girl, Lego, and Coach.

Visited December 2011
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“Ample shopping!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Many levels of different shops for a complete shopping experience. Decorated beautifully!

Visited December 2011
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