Museum Lunchtime Speaker: Patrick McBriarty, River Historian and Author

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This summer’s McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum Lunchtime Lecture series includes a researcher who studies plastics and wildlife, a parks official on the positive effects of removing dams, and the design aspects of riverside development.

The weekly series is held on Mondays July 8 through August 26 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the museum’s plaza on the Chicago Riverwalk. The museum is located in the southwest bridgetower at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive in Chicago.

The speaker series is free.

Aug. 26: Patrick McBriarty, PTM Werks. The author of “Chicago River Bridges” and other Chicago-related books, McBriarty co-hosts the Windy City Historians podcast.