Posts tagged World's Fair

Century of Progress World’s Fair, Northerly Island, 1933, Chicago.

Century of Progress World’s Fair, Northerly Island, 1933, Chicago.

A chandelier made up of 3 V-8s suspended from one wheel at the Ford exhibit of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

A chandelier made up of 3 V-8s suspended from one wheel at the Ford exhibit of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

AIRBnB, circa 1893, Chicago.

AIRBnB, circa 1893, Chicago.

Looking toward the Administration Building, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago.

Looking toward the Administration Building, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago.

West entrance to the Midway Plaisance, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago

West entrance to the Midway Plaisance, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago

Chicago Police Officers model their new uniforms, designed to be worn during the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

The decaying Government and Fisheries Buildings in the winter after the Columbian Exposition, 1894, Chicago.

Most of the remaining buildings would be destroyed by fire in July of the same year.

The decaying Government and Fisheries Buildings in the winter after the Columbian Exposition, 1894, Chicago.

Most of the remaining buildings would be destroyed by fire in July of the same year.

View from the ruins of the Peristyle after the fire of January 1894, Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

View from the ruins of the Peristyle after the fire of January 1894, Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

View of the Horticultural Building in winter, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

View of the Horticultural Building in winter, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

The Carillon Tower, illuminated, Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

The Carillon Tower, illuminated, Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

Crooner at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago

Crooner at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago

The Midway Plaisance, before construction, 1892, Chicago.
Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Archives

The Midway Plaisance, before construction, 1892, Chicago.

Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Archives

Strolling past the Statue of the Republic, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

Strolling past the Statue of the Republic, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

Looking west from Cafe de la Marine, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.
The bridge shown still exists and is now known as Clarence Darrow Memorial Bridge in Jackson Park.

Looking west from Cafe de la Marine, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

The bridge shown still exists and is now known as Clarence Darrow Memorial Bridge in Jackson Park.

Visit the Streets of Paris exhibit at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

See Apache dancers, street artists and be sure to stay until the end for the scandalous Sally Rand!