University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Aerial view of the Century of Progress in 1933.]
1. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress in 1933.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
2. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
3. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
[Aerial view of the Wrigley Building alongside Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River in downtown Chicago.]
4. [Aerial view of the Wrigley Building alongside Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River in downtown Chicago.]

[Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]
5. [Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]
[Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
6. [Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
7. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
8. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]

[The Chicago skyline at night. In the foreground can be seen Buckingham fountain.]
9. [The Chicago skyline at night. In the foreground can be seen Buckingham fountain.]
   

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