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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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MIchigan

unforgettable site . A fantastic view between the oldest buildings around you , on the river that permit you to do a nice trip with the bridge that allows to see both the parts

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Genoa, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

unforgettable site . A fantastic view between the oldest buildings around you , on the river that permit you to do a nice trip with the bridge that allows to see both the parts

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a fun way to spend an hour. You see the mechanism that raises the Bridge,and climb the tower to where the bridge operator controlled the bridge.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Historic area and Wonderful for tourism! Here, you can enjoy great choices of dining, no matter what side of the river. Take in the fantastic Chicago cruises located at the base of this historic bridge! Enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Michigan Avenue Bridge is also attractive place for visitors of Chicago. It is crossed by visitors from Millennium park to Navy Pier who are enjoying walk and visiting Chicago with photography.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I used to walk across this bridge every day on my way from the train station to my job further down the street and always loved looking at the river. The wind really blows through that area along the river so we sure to hang on to your hate. Great view of the area from the bridge.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Michigan Avenue Bridge carries the city's premier thoroughfare over the Chicago River. It's interesting both from an engineering and aesthetic viewpoint. Below the six lane highway is a lower deck as well and the entire structure is formed of two bascule leaves which can of course be raised. At the 4 corners at the ends of the upper deck are... More 

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Denver, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

One of my favorite things to do while in Chicago is just to walk down Michigan Avenue with my camera and enjoy people watching and boat watching from the bridge. This is one of many in downtown Chicago. Along the lake at the right time of year is inspiring.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is one of my favorite views in Chicago. Take a boat tour and you will appreciate it even more! People coming in on the train on Metra get to enjoy this every trip!

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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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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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Address: Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side

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