The city officially opened the still-under-construction $100-million Chicago Riverwalk Saturday afternoon as people strolled, ate, drank, paddled and fished along the city’s newest downtown attraction that’s been drawing tourists and locals alike.
Flooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.
The Dearborn Street bridge over the Chicago River is closed so that crews can do work on the Riverwalk project.
The city of Chicago has big plans for the walkway along the Chicago River.
Nearby Naperville offers visitors a beautiful river walk with carillon and swimming beach, a living history museum at the Naper Settlement, a world-class children’s museum and great shopping and restaurants.
There’s a lot more to the Chicago River than watching it get dyed green on St. Patrick’s Day. The Chicago River offers great places to eat, drink and enjoy some time on the water. From walking to boating, there are some amazing hidden adventures to be found along the Chicago River.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to a little-known attraction along the banks of the Chicago River.