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Chicago's World's Fair of 1893 not only captured the imagination and ingenuity of the elite, but also captured that of one of America's first known serial killers H.H. Holmes. For the overflow of event travelers, he build a hotel that was constructed soley for the the purpose of confusion, torture and death. 1893 Columbian, 1893 Chicago, Cities 1893, Chicago Exposit, Chicago 1893, 1893Chicagoworldfair Gif, Fair 1893, Columbian Exposit, White Cities
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H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer - Holmes was a master manipulator whose handsome exterior and disarming charm masked a psychotic soul bent on torture and dismemberment. The clean-cut killer's deceptively inviting outward appearance made it easy for him to lure women back to his mammoth castle in Chicago's burgeoning Englewood neighborhood.
Now facing north the Illinois State Building is on the left. The Palace of Fine Arts is in the farground and the dome of the U.S. Government building dominates the foreground.