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Rosemont, Illinois: Rose Water Tower

A water tower painted to resemble a rose has been the symbol of the Village of Rosemont for decades.

River Rd, Rosemont, IL
River Rd and Higgins Rd, across from the CTA transit station, behind the McDonald's.
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Rose water tower.

Rose Water Tower

Rosemont's rose water tower can be viewed up close, near the base.

[Craig Grondfeldt, 10/08/2020]
Rose Water Tower

The Rosemont Water Tower is located in the parking lot of a McDonald's. There are picnic tables near its base. [NK, 03/23/2013]

Rose water tower.

Rose Water Tower

Beautiful day at the Rosemont water tower.

[1girl2boys, 10/21/2012]

We always wonder if the municipal giant bouquet is a boon or bane to local florists. "Honey, I forgot to get you flowers again, but look over there! Great, huh?"

Rose Water Tower.

Rose Water Tower

The Village of Rosemont water tower stands on River Road, near Chicago's O'Hare Airport. The tower is painted to resemble a rose, with a green stem. Trees near the base are decorated for Christmas.

[Richard Stockman, 12/27/2011]

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