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, History, Columbian Exposition, 1893 Chicago, Chicago 1893, 1893Chicagoworldfair Gif, Chicago Fair, Chicago Exposition, White Cities
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World's Columbian Exposition: Liberal Arts Building, Chicago, United States, 1893. by Brooklyn Museum, via Flickr
MacMonnie's Fountain, World's Fair, Chicago IL 1893.
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.