Roof Garden, Municipal Pier, Chicago, Ill

Roof Garden, Municipal Pier, Chicago, Ill Illinois


Stock #: 199112
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Postmark: 1928 Jul-7
PM City: Chicago
PM State: IL
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The wonderful New Municipal Pier at the foot of East Grand Ave., is one of the great sights of the Middle West. Cost over $4,500,000. It is 3,000 feet long, 292 feet wide. The freight and passenger buildings are each 340 feet long and 100 feet wide and have the largest passenger sheds in the world. On the roof of the two passenger sheds are boardwalks, each nearly 1/2 mile long, the longest boardwalks between the oceans