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Clark Street Bridge, Chicago

#543 of 605 in Things to do in Chicago
Bridge · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Clark Street Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, connecting the Near North Side with The Loop via Clark Street.
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  • Are you familiar with Carl Sandburg's poem, "Clark Street Bridge," written in 1916? Well, Sandburg wasn't writing about the Clark Street Bridge as we know it today. It was built in 1929, the eighth...  more »
  • We were last in downtown Chicago in the Spring, and learned that on Saturday mornings in the Spring and Fall, sailboats motor as a group in and out to their sailing season berths. The boats slowly...  more »
  • It provided an easy way to cross the river. It's a bridge! WTF was it supposed to do... sing to me?
  • This is such a beautiful view. I had the privilege of using the water taxi to see it.

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