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The view from the bridge is one of the best vistas the city has to offer.
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Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Magnificent Mile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This iconic bridge has to be walked, and stopped on, to enjoy the water views both up and down the river. More and more entertainment choices are happening below.

Thank Pierre1999
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge, gives you a pause point in the midst of all the hustle and bustle.and one can have some very good views of the city skyline. Not to mention, this bridge is a favorite with all the selfie obsessed !

Thank aganesh8989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful old bridge with some amazing masonry, but also a great place to view the river and some of the really historic early skyscrapers. Easy access from here to the river walk.

Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge, like the others along the river, provides beautiful views of the amazing buildings surrouding the river.

Thank Valeriaqe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not make it a priority unless you are in the area. You get a nice view of all the other bridges and the river standing here, you can continue walking into the Magnificent Mile from here.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best place to see the Chicago River in all its glory. To one side you Look toward Lake Michigan on the other the architectural wonders along the Chicago River.

Thank Shellie S
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This bridge over the Chicago River is at the southern end of the Magnificent Mile. It's structure is beautiful & unique. The bridge has great street level views.

Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Michigan Avenue bridge has great views from it whether across the river or towards the Magnificent Mile.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Very nice view. Great for pictures over looking Magnificent Mile! Sometimes they have a saxophone player playing music in the background. You can also catch a ride on the water taxi! Very nice panoramic views.

Thank E7326NVmariob
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Michigan Avenue Bridge is an experience in itself. Just walking over the bridge while exploring downtown Chicago and Michigan Avenue is awesome. If you are on Michigan Avenue, make the venture to the bridge and you will not be sorry.

Thank pamfulmer4
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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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Adam T
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Response from Jon S | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of mass transit ways to get there as well as an Uber. Also plenty to do shopping experience wise and dining.
29 July 2015|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
I'd use public transportation to get downtown instead of trying to drive and park downtown. And there is too much traffic to really see anything while you're driving.