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“This tour was great” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Michigan Avenue Bridge

Michigan Avenue Bridge
Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
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Ranked #51 of 365 attractions in Chicago
Type: Bridges
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Owner description: The view from the bridge is one of the best vistas the city has to offer.
Munster, Indiana
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“This tour was great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We did the 1 hr. tour of the Michigan Ave. Bridges. It was very educational and worth the time. I was just enough time not to long not too short. This tour gave a lot of historical information of Chicago and the history about this bridges.

Visited October 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“Great Photo Op”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Classic Chicago, Wrigley Building, Wendella Boats, Tribune Tower, Chicago RIver, Marina Towers. Crossroads of the world, Michigan and Wacker, one of the most beautiful spots in This great city, the white stone looks polished, like the city cleaned up for visitors, the architecture at this intersection alone is not to be missed.

Visited October 2012
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Northbrook, Illinois
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“Nice, but not special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The bridge does what it should i.e. gets people over the river. I suppose it's got some architectural merit, but it doesn't impress me. We've got similar bridges downtown.

Visited August 2012
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Oak Park, Illinois
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A double decked bridge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Two levels of traffic cross over the Chicago River at this bridge. Michigan Avenue above, and a turn off of Lower Wacker Drive. Right near the Wrigley Building, the Tribune Tower, and Trump Tower. The Magnificent Mile starts here and goes north.

Visited August 2012
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“Nice Bridge”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

One of many nice bridges in Chicago. Nice views from the bridge. Take a river cruise and get a better view. The river cruise starts at Navy Pier.

Visited September 2012
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