Compton Hill Water Tower

  • Attractions
  • South/Southwest
  • Tower Grove


Located in Compton Hill Reservoir Park. Built in a French Romanesque style in 1898. Enjoy a 360 degree view of the city from the observation deck, after climbing 198 steps. Open first Sat. of the month.

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Significant for its architecture and engineering
Reviewed By Taylor B October 2019

Compton Hill Reservoir Park is to St. Louis what the historic Water Tower is to Chicago. One difference: You can climb to the top of the St. Louis landmark. Located at Grand and Russell Avenues, in...

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Reservoir Park Compton Hill
Reviewed By Dale L May 2019

This was a very interesting site to visit. Very historic and the climb was easier than we thought it wold be. We did it in the heat of summer and based on the internal climbing structure we were...

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Awesome views, Historic Tower in a Beautiful Historic Neiborhood
Reviewed By FmrInnKeep October 2018

Great architecture. The park has other interesting and historic features. Near Missouri Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park. Take in all three sites as well as the surrounding neighborhoods. Lots...

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