Proposed in 2001, the twin cable-stayed pedestrian bridges would have crossed Lake Shore Drive at Buckingham Fountain, allowing people and cyclists to connect to the lake at one of the most critical points.
Amateurs and professional photographers standing in the public way to take photographs of a building are sometimes stopped and questioned by security personnel or run off entirely under the rubric of anti-terrorism.
Building 521 was the site of gunnery training at Naval Station Great Lakes. The enormous glass box also happened to be architecturally significant, a fact that emerged when the Navy tried to tear it down.
The students will be returning next month to the University of Chicago graduate residents hall — a concrete, flat-roofed pavilion-like building that cuts an unusual figure on the southern edge of the campus.