For those who are afraid of heights, you’ll probably want to skip “Chicago Skyline”, a transparent areial cable car attraction linking Navy Pier, the lakefront, and the riverwalk, with the downtown area. The cable cars are designed to carry up to 3,000 people per hour in each direction, offering 30-minute tours, 17-stories above the water from Wacker Drive and Lake Street on the west and to Navy Pier on the east. Expect to pay $20 USD per trip when it opens. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.
“Designed to showcase the city’s rich architectural heritage, the system would have stations positioned near to millennium park and Michigan Avenue, encouraging visitors to explore the city without the use of cars. The architects claim that moving people to and from navy pier would not only help ensure its position as the city’s top tourist destination, but also energize the riverwalk and its adjacent public spaces,” reports Design Boom.