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Michigan Avenue Bridge

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

The view from the bridge is one of the best vistas the city has to offer.

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The city of bridges

It is such a nice bridge! It connects the city with the shopping area. The Wrigley Building is just accross the bridge! Fantastic!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is such a nice bridge! It connects the city with the shopping area. The Wrigley Building is just accross the bridge! Fantastic!

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Oxford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed the business trip to Chicago...what a great town to visit for business or pleasure and just get out and walk around!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its actual name is the DuSable Bridge and it is a splendid piece of architecture. It is simple with a bit of flare and connects the shopping area of the city with the artsy portion. Definitely worth a cross or two.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best place to watch the fireworks. We were here at the right time and the fireworks at the navy pier were an amazing and breath taking view. The Chicago river, the Rich architecture on both sides and fireworks in the sky- can't get more romantic than this.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the bridge part of Michigan Ave mostly for it's change of scenery from the nearly enclosed street that connects to it. It was a welcome change in architecture and breeze on a hot August afternoon.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Michigan Ave bridge is a must for tourist because it free and from here you get to look down Chicago river and see most of the classic Chicago landmarks all from one little location

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Charlotte
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a somewhat attractive and impressive bridge crossing the Chicago River in a very central part of Chicago. It is overlooked (and overshadowed) by the adjacent Trump Tower. It is easily crossed by foot, despite the busy traffic. The bridge is also known as DuSable Bridge, and is easily seen as such down at the riverwalk area or if... More 

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Memphis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a bridge with alot of foot traffic. The views of the river and city are nice if it's not too crowded.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be a small museum, but it has a lot to offer. There is a lot of info on how Chicago grew over the years and how the river changed with it. The workings of the bridge mechanism is the highlight of the museum and is worth a visit. A bonus is that the museum is right in the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very short Bridge. You will walk across it in less than 5 minutes, even with heavy pedestrian traffic. You do not need to go out of your way to see this bridge, because you can walk across most of the bridges in Chicago and almost all of them that go over this River offer the same experience.

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