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Top Ten Bridges Walk!

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Near The Anita Dee Boats (See Map!)

200 North Breakwater Access

Chicago, IL 60601

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We’re “Sold Out” with dozens of free registrations. Lucky for you this is Chicago and you can secure your ticket with a donation of any amount. We’re just trying to keep below a hundred people and encourage people to honor their RSVP.

This is our world famous Top Ten Bridges walk!

Please join us on Saturday May 26 at 10:30AM sharp for a walk along the magnificent Chicago Riverwalk following THIS ROUTE LINK. On this day we've arranged each of the bridges to open for you and for sailboats to make their way down the river to the lakefront for your viewing pleasure. Standing right up against these bridges as they open is an amazing sight to behold!

Included in our route will be the following: 1) The famous double decker Lake Shore Drive bridge, opened by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on October 5, 1937; 2) the famous Michigan Avenue - DuSable Bridge which opened in 1920, paving the way, literally, to Chicago's Magnificent Mile; 3) The Wabash Street Bridge, home to Chicago's Vietnam War Veterans Memorial; 4) The LaSalle St. Bridge, site of the famous Eastland Disaster of 1915; 5) The Wells St. Bridge, one of Chicago's most photographed sites where the elevated train crosses the Chicago River. Included in our route will be the newly opened sections of the Riverwalk that everyone is talking about! We'll also visit, the Kinzie Street Bridge where the Chicago River sprung a leak in 1992, flooding the entire loop!! Some of you may also be familiar with another famous incident happening at the Kinzie Street bridge involving a bus, a band, and a boat. You won't want to miss this walk!! Be sure to bring your cameras! Toward the western end of our walk, we will see how three magnificent new highrises are forever changing the views of the river.

This event has been hugely popular in the past .... and the weather promises to be bright and sunny for this event! Come on down and join us. Bring your camera.

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Our starting location is on the south side of the Chicago River at the very far eastern end of the Riverwalk by Lake Shore Drive. Just find your way to the south riverwalk and head east as far as you can. If you splash into the harbor you've gone too far.

Our starting location is where the Anita Dee tourboats are now docked. This is NOT Navy Pier. It's the south side of the river just east of Lake Shore Drive.

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200 North Breakwater Access

Chicago, IL 60601

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