Hall of Science, Chicago World's Fair

Hall of Science, Chicago World's Fair Illinois


Stock #: 16195
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook,DuPage
Postmark: 1933
PM State: IL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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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