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Sidaway Avenue Footbridge, Jackowo & Garden Valley neighborhood Vicinity, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH

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Significance: The Sidaway Avenue Footbridge is Cleveland's only suspension bridge. It was built by the New York, Chicago & St. Louis (Nickel Plate) Railroad Company. the bridge is 680 feet long with a center span of 400 feet. It was designed by the firm of Wilbur Watson & Associates of Cleveland. The pedestrian footbridge connected the Jackaow and Garden Valley neighborhoods until it was vandalized in 1966.
Survey number: HAER OH-9
Building/structure dates: 1930 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1966

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1969 - 1980
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
New York,Chicago & St.Louis Railroad Company
Wilbur Watson & Associates
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