Monday, October 5, 2009
The majestic Grant Park
North Rose Garden .. in the Grant Park ..
I find Grant Park to be an incredibly fascinating place with a huge collection of beautiful sculptures, fountains, bridges and railway tracks .. In fact I'm never quite satisfied with my coverage of this place .. and I feel it's one of the underrated places of Chicago! The beauty of Michigan Avenue "streetwall" is a lot due to the open space that Grant Park provides .. So here is another attempt to bring out some of the overlooked features of Grant Park .. like the pedestrian crossings, the railway lines underneath, the street lamp posts, balustrade, corbels, the Y-symbols ..
I have put many posts on Grant Park ..
# Public Art in the Grant Park .. click here ....
# Gardens in the Grant Park .. click here ..
# Often overlooked but remarkable features like pedestrian crossings, the railway lines underneath, the street lamp posts, balustrade, corbels, the Y-symbols .. click here ..
# For a brief history of Grant Park .. click here ..
Footbridge over railway tracks .. and overlooking the East Congress Parkway ..
The footbridge between E Congress Parkway and E Balbo Drive .. It has a [forgotten!] sundial at the entrance ..
REF: City of Chicago's Official Tourism Site .. Grant Park .. click here ..