One of Frank Gehry's most outstanding projects, the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millennium Park peels out in billowing sheets of shining steel into an open grassy audience with a canopy of ghost structure overhead. It has seating for 4,000 and a lawn that can hold 7,000 more people. It sits just across from the Aon Center and the famous "bean" sculpture. The two other sides have a massive garden of trees and a winding pedestrian bridge over the highway. The size and dynamic of the bandshell and overhead structure are impressive against the skyscraper backdrop in this urban park. It opened in 2004.
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