Trailer for Chicago Drawbridges
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This is the story of Chicago’s development through the lens of its bridges and how Chicago became the Drawbridge Capital of the World! It is the companion to the three-time award winning book Chicago River Bridges.
Features Interviews of:
Ozana Balan-King – Museum Director, McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum
Grant Crowley – Owner, Crowley’s Yacht Yard
Vasile M. Jurca, P.E. – CDOT Engineer
Michael Latham – Professor of music & film studies
Dennis McClendon – Chicago CartoGraphics
James S. Phillips, P.E. (ret.)
David M. Solzman, Ph.D. – Professor, geographer, & author
Brian Steele – Director of Communications for CDOT (2001-2011)
Betsy Steinberg – Managing Director of the Illinois Film Office
The documentary was aired on Chicago and Milwaukee Public Television and screened in Park City, Utah during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
After watching this film you will never look at a bridge the same way.