Chicago's 1893 World's Fair, Illinois (Images of America Series)

Chicago's 1893 World's Fair, Illinois (Images of America Series)

by Joseph M. Di Cola, David Stone


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738594415
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/08/2012
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 510,056
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Authors Joseph M. Di Cola and David Stone, both native Chicagoans, share a lifelong interest in the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair and a wish to share its story through images with readers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Development of the Site 11

2 The Great Buildings 17

3 Other Significant Buildings, Sites, and Exhibits 39

4 Foreign Sites and Buildings 55

5 State Sites and Buildings 65

6 Midway Plaisance 83

7 Works of Art at the Exposition 101

8 Aftermath, Impact, Relics, and Legacy 107

Bibliography 127

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