Chicago Harbor Light

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Chicago Harbor Light
Chicago Harbor Lighthouse
Lake Michigan


The Chicago Harbor Light was built in 1893 and moved to the present location in 1917. It's a brick covered, metal structure, 82 feet off of Lake Michigan. The lighthouse uses a third order Fresnel lens and is an active navigational beacon.

The lighthouse if off limits to visitors, but can be seen from the Chicago lakefront, Navy Pier and by private boat.

1 comment:

Anthony C said...

For several years during the 1980s, a Chicago advertising executive lived in the Chicago Harbor Lighthouse as a renter.