BP Pedestrian Bridge

Coordinates: 41°52′58.23″N 87°37′14.26″W / 41.8828417°N 87.6206278°W / 41.8828417; -87.6206278
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BP Pedestrian Bridge
The BP Bridge viewed from The Buckingham in Lakeshore East (June 12, 2008)
Coordinates41°52′58″N 87°37′14″W / 41.8828°N 87.6206°W / 41.8828; -87.6206
CrossesColumbus Drive
LocaleChicago, Illinois (Cook County)
United States
Designgirder bridge
MaterialStainless steel, reinforced concrete, and hardwood
Total length935 feet (285.0 m)
Width20 feet (6.1 m)
Clearance below14 feet 6 inches (4.4 m)
DesignerFrank Gehry
Construction endMay 22, 2004
OpenedJuly 16, 2004

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.[1]

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  1. "Category: Intensive Industrial/Commercial". Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. 2005. Archived from the original on 8 June 2008. Retrieved May 30, 2008.

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