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BP Pedestrian Bridge
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The BP Bridge viewed from The Buckingham in Lakeshore East (June 12, 2008)
Carries Pedestrians
Crosses Columbus Drive
Locale Chicago, Illinois (Cook County)
United States
Characteristics
Design girder bridge
Material stainless steel, reinforced concrete, and hardwood
Total length 935 feet (285.0 m)
Width 20 feet (6.1 m)
Clearance below 14 feet 6 inches (4.4 m)
History
Designer Frank Gehry
Construction end May 22, 2004
Opened July 16, 2004

Coordinates: 41°52′58.23″N 87°37′14.26″W / 41.8828417°N 87.6206278°W / 41.8828417; -87.6206278 The BP Pedestrian Bridge, or simply BP Bridge, is a girder footbridge in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, United States. It spans from Columbus Drive to connect Grant Park with Millennium Park. It was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry. It opened along with the rest of Millennium Park on July 16, 2004.

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