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Overview of bridgetender buildings.
HDR photo of bridgetender building.
Southwest corner bridgetender building and stairway. This is home to the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum.
Top of bridgetender building reading Michigan Avenue Bridge.
Top of bridgetender building reading Begun MCMXVIII.
Top of bridgetender building reading Opened MCMXX.
Bridgetender building details.
Pioneers, commemorating early area settlers Kinzie and DuSable. Located on the northwest bridgetender building.
Regeneration, commemorating the rebuilding of Chicago after the Great Fire. Located on the southeast bridgetender building.
Defense, commemorating the defense of Fort Dearborn (Massacre of 1812). Located on the southwest bridgetender building.
The Discoverers, commemorating Jolliet, Father Marquette, Lasalle, and Tonty. Located on the northeast bridgetender building.
HDR photos of The Discoverers.
Evening photos of The Discoverers.
Bell on bridgetender building.
Main bridge plaque.
La Salle memorial plaque.
Marquette memorial plaque.
2009 rehab/restoration plaque.
Other plaques on the bridge.
Chicago Landmark plaque for the bridge.
Plaque honoring the TARP system, which is a massive drain system that is far beneath the earth, and runs through this area.
Plaques discussing the Chicago River.
Green Bay Road plaque.