Category Archives: Bridges
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
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
The concrete railing on Congress and Michigan.
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
This photo was taken from Ping Tom park in Chinatown.
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
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.
This is a close up photo of the BP Pedestrian Bridge. It’s texture is much like that of the scales of a snake.
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