Category Archives: Bridges
NATO Summit Chicago
As NATO in Chicago continues, so do the protests. Streets are closed along Lake Shore Drive, Congress, and Michigan Ave as protestors take to the streets waving flags, chanting, and defying the police. The city had a post-apocalyptic feel to … Continue reading
Day 273: Walkway
Considered the “Jewel” of the city, the gleaming white Wrigley Building is one of America’s most famous office towers. Located on Michigan Avenue on the north bank of the Chicago River, at the southern-most point of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, the … Continue reading
Day 255: Concrete Railing
The concrete railing on Congress and Michigan.
Day 204: Rivets
The rivets on the Harrison Street Bridge. The light reflects off the bridge as the sun sets in the west. The contrasting black and white photo really shows the details along the bridge. Click here for the previous blog post … Continue reading
Day 132: Under the Bridge
This photo was taken from Ping Tom park in Chinatown.
Day 131: 360 N Michigan Ave.
The building located at 360 N Michigan Ave has been named many things over the years: originally the Stone Container Building and then the London Guarantee Building, but as of 2001 it was renamed the Crain Communications Building. It is a historic building located … Continue reading
Day 117: Pillars of Support
Here is a photo of the support pillars of the rail line that heads into Chicago Ogilvie Transportation Center. This photo was taken near Canal and Fulton.
Day 111: The Scales
This is a close up photo of the BP Pedestrian Bridge. It’s texture is much like that of the scales of a snake.
Day 106: Harrison Street Bridge
This is one of the newest of Chicago’s bascule bridges, with a 1960 construction date. It continues to use the the combination deck-pony truss design that had been in use in Chicago since 1922. The bridge’s truss details are nearly identical … Continue reading
Day 92: Eyesore or History??
As I do research on the photos that I have posted to find out more on the history of the architecture and locations that are featured, I have found that many people feel that parts of Chicago that hold historic … Continue reading