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Michigan Avenue Bridge

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Address: Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Description: The view from the bridge is one of the best vistas the city has to offer.
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The beautiful bridge

The bridge is almoust 100 years old. It was build to connect south with north part of the city. Its in the middle of the skyscrappers so it is the great place to make photos

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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317 reviews 317 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The bridge is almoust 100 years old. It was build to connect south with north part of the city. Its in the middle of the skyscrappers so it is the great place to make photos

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Officially the DuSable Bridge, the Michigan Avenue Bridge is a bascule bridge that carries Michigan Avenue across the main stem of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago. Check out the detail of this magnificent bridge by gazing for events of THE city's past, commemorated with sculptures and plaques & exhibits in the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum, housed in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The bride is located in a spot where you can see where the lake and the river meet plus your steps away from all of the great parks chicago has to offer and the mag mile. You cant go wrong!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A nice part of Michigan Avenue. Walking on the bridge enables seeing beautiful building along the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

It is interesting to go on foot. And look down, and see, that you, the bridge and the streets are on the third floor. And consequently the shops.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This bridge makes for perfect photo opps! It gives both city and river pictures. Definitely a good place to walk over.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

The views of Chicago River are great here. We didn't see the bridge lift up but you can take photos of the river from the bridge. Enjoy the views.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We are so fortunate to be local to Chicago and have the pleasure to walk over the Michigan Avenue Bridge frequently. As others have noted, it is a great place to take a picture and capture one of the prettiest views in the city. Major buildings that you can see from here are the Wrigley Building and the Tribune Tower.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Aricle By Jacqueline Jax I think I checked another event off my bucket list. Downtown Chicago was a sea of green as thousands flocked to the Loop for the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Leading off the festivities was the dyeing of the Chicago River; an event dating back to 1962, when Mayor Richard J. Daley and Stephen M.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Photograohers paradise they can truly get great shops from both sides with all of the high rises that made chicago famous

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