In the epic drama that is Chicago’s history, the Chicago River has played many roles, by turns hero, villain, and underdog.
See Wolf Point, where the three branches of the Chicago River merge. Once the social and economic hub of the little frontier town of Chicago, today it is home to some of the city’s most innovative architecture.
In this short 360 film, Geoffrey Baer shares the stories of the fur trader, the tycoon, the newspaperman, and just a few of the architects who have made the iconic DuSable Bridge so quintessentially Chicago.
A short animated history of Chicago and the engineering marvel of reversing the flow of the Chicago River.