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Cline Hall of Science-Fitch Hall Skywalk

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in January 2018

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BH Photo #416619

Map 

Street View 

Description 

First Skywalk built in Des Moines; Was designed as an homage to the Walter Gropius-designed Bauhaus Dessau

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Pedestrian Pathway on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1949
Builders
- Eero Saarinen of Kirkkonummi, Finland (Design)
- Eliel Saarinen of Rantasalmi, Finland (Design)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.60358, -93.65484   (decimal degrees)
41°36'13" N, 93°39'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/445432/4605970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SW
Inventory number
BH 79736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • December 16, 2017: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Daniel Barnes