Chicago Bridges Photos

Chicago has erected a series of interesting lift bridges along the Chicago River, several of them decorated with carvings.

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Tour boat passes under Michigan Avenue Bridge over Chicago River. Chicago, IL.Relief of industry rebuilding Chicago after the great fire of 1871 on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.Plaque in honor of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette who founded the first white settlement nearby. Chicago, IL.Relief of arrival of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette at mouth of Chicago River on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.
Tour boat passes under Michigan Avenue Bridge (1920) over Chicago River. Chicago, IL. Architect: Edward Burnnett.Relief of industry rebuilding Chicago after the great fire of 1871 on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.Plaque in honor of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette who founded the first white settlement nearby. Chicago, IL.Relief of arrival of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette at mouth of Chicago River on Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago, IL.
LaSalle Bridge over Chicago River, one of series of lift bridges. Chicago, IL.Mythical creature gracing bridge in Chicago. Chicago, IL.White 200 South Wacker Drive with Mercantile Exchange & short & tall Hartford Plaza buildings beyond. Chicago, IL.Hartford Plaza over West Adams St. Bridge. Chicago, IL.
LaSalle Bridge over Chicago River, one of series of lift bridges. Chicago, IL.Mythical creature gracing bridge in Chicago. Chicago, IL.White 200 South Wacker Drive (1981) (41 floors) with Mercantile Exchange & short & tall Hartford Plaza buildings beyond. Chicago, IL. Architect: Harry Weese Assoc..Hartford Plaza (1961 & 71) (20 & 33 floors) (150 South Wacker Drive) over West Adams St. Bridge. Chicago, IL. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Chicago Sun-Times, buildings & commuter trains along North Branch of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Commuter trains move through canyons of Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Looking south from Sears Tower along South Branch of Chicago River with 311 South Wacker Drive in foreground. Chicago, IL.311 South Wacker Drive from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.
Chicago Sun-Times, buildings & commuter trains along North Branch of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Commuter trains move through canyons of Chicago from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL.Looking south from Sears Tower along South Branch of Chicago River with 311 South Wacker Drive in foreground. Chicago, IL.311 South Wacker Drive (1990) (65 floors) from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL. Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox + HKS, Inc..

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