Coliseum, Chicago World's Fair 1933

Coliseum, Chicago World's Fair 1933 Illinois


Stock #: 555523
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Max Rigot Selling Co.
Postmark: 1933 Aug-05
PM City: Holland
PM State: Mich.
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Coliseum it located on Wabash Avenue near 16th Street. It is an immense building. 378 by 170 feet and 105 feet high to the dome with a seating capacity for about 13,000 persons. It is used for automobile, land and electrical exhibitions, advertising and business shows, and also for the National Political Conventions, which are held in Chicago. For many years the Old Libby Prison, moved to Chicago from Richmond, occupied this site.