University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
101. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the Radio Flyer display for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress
102. [Construction of the Radio Flyer display for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exhibition. Photo was taken in April of 1933, one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]
103. [Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]
[Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening
104. [Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]

[Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
105. [Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
106. [Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition
107. [Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]
[Exterior view of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International Exposition in
108. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International Exposition in early 1933, a few months before the opening of Fair.]

[Exterior view of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March
109. [Exterior view of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, when the exhibit was under construction a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater and moat one month before the grand opening of A Century
110. [Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater and moat one month before the grand opening of A Century of Progress.]
[Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater under construction at the Century of Progress. The Magic
111. [Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater under construction at the Century of Progress. The Magic Mountain exhibit is on the right.]
[Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater under construction at the Century of Progress.]
112. [Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater under construction at the Century of Progress.]

[Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater under construction at the Century of Progress.]
113. [Exterior view of the Enchanted Island theater under construction at the Century of Progress.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
114. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
115. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress lagoon. The Federal
116. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress lagoon. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]

[Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand
117. [Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand opening of the Fair. This photo shows a close-up of the exhibit's pavilions.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the northwest.]
118. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the northwest.]
[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
119. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to the Century of Progress in 1933. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and a minister in Benito Mussolini's government. The front of the building also resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century.]
[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
120. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to the Century of Progress in 1933. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and a minister in Benito Mussolini's government. The front of the building also resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century.]
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