Rating:
No votes cast

Drake University Carpenter Hall Footbridge

Photos 

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

Enlarge

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #413677

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Connects the Carpenter Hall dorm to the Hubbell Hall Dining Center

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Quad Creek (Formerly a Reflecting Pool) on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1953
Builder
- Eero Saarinen of Kirkkonummi, Finland (Design)
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
Drake University Footbridge (E)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.60328, -93.65709   (decimal degrees)
41°36'12" N, 93°39'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/445244/4605939 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SW
Inventory number
BH 79734 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • December 16, 2017: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Daniel Barnes