Author Patrick McBriarty will present the history of Chicago's bridges from the first wood footbridge, built by a tavern owner in 1832, to the iconic steel and concrete spans of today crossing the Chicago River. Learn why Chicago is the Drawbridge Capital of the World.
Chicago River Bridges Presentation
Thursday, July14 at 1:30 pm & 3:00 pm
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines,IL 60016