It is owned by not-for-profit broadcasting entity Window to the World Communications, Inc., and it is a sister station to MHz Worldview affiliate WYCC (channel 20) and commercial classical music radio station WFMT (98.7 FM).
The three stations share studios in the Renée Crown Public Media Center, located at 5400 North Saint Louis Avenue (adjacent to the main campus of Northeastern Illinois University) in the city's North Park neighborhood; WTTW and WYCC share transmitter facilities atop the Willis Tower on South Wacker Drive in the Chicago Loop.
WTTW also owns and operates The Chicago Production Center, a video production and editing facility that is operated alongside the three stations.
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