BP Pedestrian Bridge facts for kids
|BP Pedestrian Bridge|
The BP Bridge viewed from The Buckingham in Lakeshore East (June 12, 2008)
|Locale||Chicago, Illinois (Cook County)
|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)|
|Construction end||May 22, 2004|
|Opened||July 16, 2004|
Coordinates: 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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