University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
121. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
122. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of the Century of Progress Skyride tower in 1933. The southern facade of the Hall
123. [Ground level view of the Century of Progress Skyride tower in 1933. The southern facade of the Hall of Science is to the right, while the Chinese Lama Temple can be seen below on the left.]
[Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo
124. [Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo was taken in May of 1933, just one week before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[House of Tomorrow at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
125. [House of Tomorrow at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
126. [Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in April of 1933, just one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.
127. [Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The man in the photo is sawing blocks of wood.]
[Interior view of the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
128. [Interior view of the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]

[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
129. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
130. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
131. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
132. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]

[Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction
133. [Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction
134. [Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
135. [Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
136. [Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]

[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
137. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. Seen here is a general view of the Pavilion's auditorium.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
138. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the speaker's rostrum in the building's auditorium.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
139. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the transparent photographs of Mussolini's forum in Rome on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
140. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight that ended at 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 sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. Seen here are the transparent photographs of the Roman Coliseum on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
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