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Bridge Documented: April 14, 2013
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Bridge Name Facility Carried / Feature Intersected Location Structure Type Construction Date and Builder/Engineer
Rosewood Park Bridge
Abandoned Road Over Ravine Highland Park: Lake County, Illinois Concrete (Stone Faced) Closed Spandrel Deck Arch, Fixed By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
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Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

View A Historical Article About Jens Jensen

This bridge is a concrete arch bridge with a stone facing and stone railings, all designed to make it look like a stone arch bridge. The bridge is unaltered. It no longer carries any form of traffic. It is technically on private property, put a park path passes by the bridge enabling the public to view the bridge. The bridge was built as part of the Rosewood Estate, which was designed and landscaped by Jens Jensen, a noted landscape designer in the Chicagoland area. A historical photo of the bridge taken by Jens Jensen dates to ca. 1914 suggesting the bridge is at least that old.

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