Roof Garden, Municipal Pier

Roof Garden, Municipal Pier Chicago Illinois


Stock #: 346850
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Gerson Bros
Postmark: 1924 Aug-7
PM City: Chicago
PM State: IL
Stamp: 1c
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 and 292 feet wide. The freight and passenger buildings are each 340 feet long and 140 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 miles long, the longest boardwalks between the oceans