Hall of Science, Chicago World's Fair

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Type:
White Border
Stamp:
1c
Postmark/Cancel:
1933
CHICAGO, IL
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
16195

Description:

Architect's drawing of the fourth Chicago 1933 World's Fair building, construction of which has commenced. Designed by Paul Cret, eminent Philadelphia architect; the structure will present the appearance of a metal and glass creation , rising from colored terraces, and brilliantly illuminated. The building will be 700 by 400 feet, two stories and a mezzanine in height. It will be ""U"" shaped, the open part facing east and surrounding a huge rostrum capable of accommodating several thousand persons. At one corner will rise a 176-foot tower fitted with a carillon

PRICE:
$4.95ORIGINAL
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