Where the Future Came From: A Trip Through the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
What would you do if you had a time machine? Go watch the ancient Egyptian pyramids being built? Hang out with Jesus and turn some water into wine? Kill Hitler, maybe? These are all, no doubt, noble endeavors. But I've often said—and I stand by this—that if I had a time machine, I'd go visit the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago.
1893 World’s Columbian Exposition
I just finished reading the Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America, a fascinating and informative book about the 1893 World’s Colombian Exposition, or …
The Chicagoan, Vol. 4, No. 3
The Chicagoan, published from 1926 to 1935 in Chicago, was explicitly modeled on the New Yorker in both its graphic design and editorial content. The magazine aimed to portray the city as a cultural hub and counter its image as a place of violence and vice.
Annual Chicago Summer Dance Schedule 2018
Chicago SummerDance In The Parks is a great way to have fun and shape-up! Chicago SummerDance Click here for the annual SummerDance 2018 Schedule “Grant Park blossoms into an urban d…
Interior of Electrical Building
"Interior of Electrical Building." Color plate by Charles S. Graham from The World's Fair in Water Colors. Size of original document approximately 8.8 x 11 inches. 1893. Digitial Identifier: GN90799d_WFWC_14w World's Columbian Exposition Collection at The Field Museum