Cherry Street Bridge
The Cherry Street Bridge is a bascule bridge that crosses the Milwaukee River just North of downtown. The 214-foot total length includes a 103-foot draw span. It was built in 1940 and is notable for its stainless-steel Moderne bridge houses.
Necessity is often not the mother of invention. In many cases, it surely has been just the opposite, and invention has been the mother of necessity. (David Nye)