Slice of Life: Chicago River Barrier
Aug03

Slice of Life: Chicago River Barrier

  Tour boats and pleasure craft wait for Centennial Fountain at the foot of North McClurg Court to turn off so they can pass without sprinkling their passengers.  The fountain designed by Lohan Associates shoots an arc of water across the Chicago River for ten minutes each hour. It was erected to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.  The MWRD was founded as the Sanitary District...

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