University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
1. [A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
[A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
2. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[A view of the Hall of Science Carillon Tower.]
3. [A view of the Hall of Science Carillon Tower.]
[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
4. [Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right are two "rocket cars" transporting Fair patrons across the Skyride at an elevation of 210 feet. The ride across the Skyride took about four minutes.]

[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
5. [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 one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
6. [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 one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
7. [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 one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
8. [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 one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
9. [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 one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
10. [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 one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
11. [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.]
[Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]
12. [Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]

[Exterior view of the Carillon Tower as seen from the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
13. [Exterior view of the Carillon Tower as seen from the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be
14. [Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be seen to the right of the fireworks. The Federal Building complex at Northerly Island is also seen here at the lower left of the photograph.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
15. [Ground level view of 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.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
16. [Ground level view of 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.]

[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
17. [Ground level view of 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.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
18. [Ground level view of 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.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
19. [Ground level view of 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.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
20. [Ground level view of 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.]
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